WKU’s acting executive director for Mahurin Honors College announced

Michael Smith, WKU biology professor, will serve as the acting executive director of the Mahurin Honors College until the end of the 2018-19 academic year.

Nicole Ziege

A new acting executive director for the Mahurin Honors College for the 2018-19 academic year at WKU has been announced.

Michael Smith, WKU biology professor, will serve as the acting executive director until the end of the 2018-19 academic year, Provost David Lee announced in a campus-wide email on Monday.

“Michael has worked extensively with Mahurin Honors College programs over the years, and he’s well-prepared to do excellent work in this important role,” Lee said in his email.

Craig Cobane, executive director of the Mahurin Honors College, will spend the 2018-19 academic year as an American Council on Education Fellow and will return to his executive director position upon completion of the year, according to WKU.

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