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The Honors College — The University of Texas at Arlington

The Honors College — The University of Texas at Arlington

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Tim Henry, D.D.S.
Assistant Dean
Lecturer, Biology


Dr. Henry oversees student affairs and the Honors College publication Veneratio; promotes research faculty and undergraduate students internships; assists students with prestigious non-UTA fellowships; reviews science-based senior projects; advises pre-healthcare undergraduates and addresses student grievances. His duties also include Honors College assessment plans for the University Unit Effectiveness Process utilizing the Online Assessment Tracking System, and assessment of Honors College student critical thinking, analytical reasoning, written communication and problem solving. Dr. Henry represents the Honors College as a member of the Undergraduate Research Committee, the Sustainability Committee, the First Year Excellence Committee, and other academic committees. Dr. Henry has worked as a television news anchor, practice management consultant, dentist, professional musician, graphic artist and biologist. He currently teaches human anatomy and physiology, and online distance education courses at UTA.

Bobbie Brown, M.A.
Student Specialist III
Junior/Senior Advising


Bobbie advises juniors, seniors, and Goolsby students in the Honors College with regard to Honors progress, the Senior Project, and graduation. In addition to advising, Bobbie coordinates the Senior Project Information Sessions, the Honors Research Symposium (HRS), the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships, oversees Honors Credit Contracts, and serves as a liaison to the Office of Records and Registration and the University Commencement committee.

Rebekah Chojnacki (hoy-NOT-skee), M.A.
Academic Advisor II


Rebekah advises all students in the Honors Interdisciplinary Studies degree program and coordinates all program efforts.

Cheryl Gralish
New Student Advising


Cheryl greets visitors and provides general information about the Honors College. She handles purchasing, travel arrangements and provides administrative support for other Honors College staff.

Brittney Kwan, M.Ed.
Student Specialist II


Advises students who are new to the Honors College; every new member meets with her to discuss Honors College requirements and benefits. She also meets with students during their second year in the college. Students on Honors probation meet with her to develop a plan to return to good standing. In between advising appointments, Brittney coordinates the admissions process which occurs monthly, and also organizes Honors College scholarships. Throughout the year, Brittney also helps the College recruit new members and plan special events.

Jim Perry


Jim Perry manages course scheduling, departmental data, departmental technical and event support, DSA/ISA, the Honors College website, and interal web application development.

Perri Turner, M.A.


Is the Director for the AP* Summer Institute and is the campus representative for the Archer Fellowship program.
*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board. Used with Permission.