Alicia Swords, associate professor in the Department of Sociology, will replace Pfaff beginning in the spring semester.
The college cannot let the Honors Program dwindle, as it would be yet another administrative failure during President Tom Rochon’s tenure at the college.
The problem is not that the program is unreasonable or above the level expected of an honors program. The problem is that the program was still in development as it was presented to its guinea-pig class.
As the director of the Honors Program, I am always disappointed to hear that our outstanding program did not meet a particular student’s expectations.