Enrollment Management Institute

June 3-5, 2018 :: Orlando, Florida

The inaugural Honors Enrollment Management Institute provides resources to honors deans, directors, and other administrative staff related to honors student recruitment, admissions, and orientation practices. Student recruitment and marketing, as well as philosophical and practical approaches to honors admissions and orientation, will be highlighted.

Learning objectives:

  • Develop a strategic enrollment management plan for your honors program / college
  • Identify strategies to recruit, admit, and yield a diverse student population
  • Recommend promising / best practices for honors enrollment management

New Directors Institute

July 15-18, 2018 :: Lincoln, NE

The NCHC New Directors Institute provides new honors directors and deans with best practices in curricular management and research, based on shared experiences from NCHC colleagues. Participants will take part in nuts-and-bolts sessions including:

  • Developing your honors program
  • Creating budgets and curricula
  • Addressing staffing /administration issues in honors
  • Identifying key resources and allies on campus.

This immersive honors experience will prepare you to be successful in your new position as an honors administrator. Sessions include individual consultation as time permits.

Best Practices in Honors Assessment

July 15-18, 2018 :: Lincoln, NE

Honors programs and colleges are increasingly being asked to assess and evaluate their outcomes and effectiveness. In response to this need, the NCHC Assessment and Evaluation Committee offers the Best Practices in Honors Assessment Institute for directors, deans, and other honors personnel that play a role in defining and measuring the goals and outcomes for their honors programs or colleges.


For professional development through experiential education,

try a Place as Text Faculty Institute or the

Partners in the Parks Director/Faculty Retreat!

Additional NCHC-Sponsored Institutes

3rd Annual Summer Honors Faculty Institute

June 4-6, 2018 :: Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Groningen, the Netherlands)

Grounded in honors pedagogy research, this intensive workshop is aimed at university or college professors, instructors, lecturers, and researchers who aspire to teach academically talented (honors) college students. The institute will equip its participants with knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to design and implement effective honors courses.

Click here to download the flyer for complete details!