Honors College at William Patterson Fellowship

Fellowship Description

The fellow’s primary responsibility will be in researching grants and finding funding opportunities and drafting grant applications. The graduate fellow will have access to university and college data, will have the ability to make data requests and develop quantitative and qualitative research. Depending on the fellow’s interests and skills, the fellow may help the college further develop our alumni network, develop co-curricular programming, engage with the dean in developing research opportunities for undergraduates, and learn about program administration. Opportunities to meet with senior university officers will be available.

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The University Honors College at William Paterson University offers academically motivated students the space to explore new ideas and engage in intellectual and creative collaborations with experienced and dedicated members of the faculty. It offers a rigorous curriculum with a challenging array of courses, seminars, and co-curricular activities. The University Honors College provides a comprehensive educational experience that brings together the academic, residential, social, and cultural experiences of its students. It is open to students in all colleges and majors. More than five hundred students are currently enrolled in the Honors College.

SIF Mentor

Barbara Andrew
Higher Education Leadership Fellowship Mentor
Honors College Dean, William Patterson University Honors College

Barbara Andrew is the Honors College Dean. She believes that every student is capable of producing a high quality senior thesis. She has been in charge of the Honors College since the summer of 2015; has grown its enrollment; diversified its student population; and increased its first-year retention and four-year graduation rates. Dean Andrew…

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Kellie G. Abbott
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Boris Anatol’evich Ravdin
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Barbara Andrew
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Honors College Dean, William Patterson University Honors College
Megan Armknecht, GS, HIS
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Tracy Bergstorm
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Leanne Clark-Shirley
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Andrew D'Amico
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Jessica Dheere '93
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