Honors Program Committee Mission Statement

To promote original research, creativity, independent thinking, problem solving, innovative applications and academic excellence by providing students an opportunity to do individual projects with faculty members or to take classes with other Honors students.

Committee Responsibilities

  • To oversee and develop Kirkwood Community College's Honors Program.
  • To encourage faculty and student participation in each committee member's respective department.
  • To communicate developments in the Honors Program throughout the college.
  • To administer Kirkwood's annual Honors Project Competition.
Peter Jauhiainen Chair 2018
Jennifer Bradley Dean, Arts and Humanities in perpetuity
David Bullwinkle Arts and Humanities 2017
Jennifer Meehan Brennom Distant Learning 2017
Fred Ochs Math/Science 2017
Robinson Yost Social Science/Career Option 2017
Scott Samuelson Iowa City 2016
Mel Cerveny Allied Health 2016
Steve Wolcott English 2016


Terms of Service
Committee members - Two years (renewable)
Honors chair - Three years (renewable)