The Key to the College
Left to Right: Dr. Craig T. Cobane, Executive Director of the Honors College; Greg,
Becky and Jordan Jones; President Gary A. Ransdell
Each year, the Honors College at WKU awards "The Key to the College" in recognition
and appreciation for extraordinary commitment and service to the Honors College. The
"Key" is presented at the annual Graduate Luncheon ceremony, held in May.
Greg and Becky Jones were presented "The Key to the College" on May 16, 2014. In addition to serving
as active members of the Honors College Parents' Association, Greg and Becky were
essential to the establishment of the Honors College Parents' Advisory Council, serving
as the inaugural co-chairs.
John and Jacque Hughes Jarve were presented "The Key to the College" on May 10, 2013 to honor their commitment
to Honors College scholars through the Jarve Endowment. This fund provides scholarships
to aid scholars in research and
study abroad experiences.
Professor Walker Rutledge was presented "The Key to the College" in May 2012 for his long time dedication and
support of the Honors College and Honors Scholars.
John C. Schroeder was presented with "The Key to the College" in May 2011 for his outstanding commitment
to the Honors College and the partnership with Harlaxton College in Grantham, England.