Purdue University names Honors College leader

Friday, June 14, 2013

A national search has produced the first full-time dean of Purdue University’s nascent Honors College.

Rhonda Phillips, associate dean of Arizona State University’s honors college program, will be the dean of Purdue University’s new college.

The college, created in 2011, recruits top high school students and provides them with residential learning experiences, exposure to cross-disciplinary problem solving, and additional support aimed at sending them on their way to post-graduate work.

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