Work with the Honors College Faculty Fellows Program

The Faculty Fellows Program in the Schreyer Honors College provides faculty a unique opportunity to advance honors education at Penn State. Alongside Honors College leadership and one another, three fellows will work on programming to benefit the College and its Scholars.

Dean Patrick Mather in discussion

Current Faculty Fellows

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Derek Aggleton Associate Teaching Professor, Philosophy

An Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy, Aggleton has been teaching for over 20 years, including the last 12 at Penn State. He specializes in teaching ethics and European philosophy, and has also taught communications, literature, and political science. His Faculty Fellows project focuses on helping honors instructors across the University incorporate the concept of moral literacy in their coursework.

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Marcy Milhomme Associate Teaching Professor for Continuing Education, Communication Arts and Sciences

An Associate Teaching Professor and Assistant Director for Undergraduate Studies in Communication Arts and Sciences, Milhomme also serves as the course supervisor for Effective Speech for Engineers. Her Faculty Fellows project aims to develop a "21st Century Toolbox" of communication and presentation skills for Schreyer Scholars.

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Craig Pearce Brova Family Endowed Professor, Leadership and Human Resources

The Brova Family Endowed Professor of Leadership and Human Resources, Pearce is a renowned scholar and author in the areas of leadership and teams research. His book, Shared Leadership, is an influential and well-regarded work in those fields. His Faculty Fellows project will explore ways to enhance offerings on leadership, collaboration, and teamwork through honors courses and other programming.

Application Process

The Schreyer Honors College seeks up to three new Faculty Fellows for the 2024-25 year. Faculty Fellows should be appointed at an associate level or higher, teaching or tenure-line, with an interest in working with the Honors College's Dean and/or Associate Deans on one of the following topics of strategic importance to the College:

Compensation will be $2,000 per semester plus fringe, or $2,500 per semester towards discretionary funds (must choose one or the other). Please send a one-paragraph expression of interest about one of the above topics, or any questions, to Rich Stoller, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, by July 20.


For questions about the Faculty Fellows Program, please contact Dean Mather.

Schreyer Scholar Jonathan McKellar

It’s through Schreyer that I found my business fraternity. I’ve found so many different people who have been great friends, but who have also helped me network professionally.

Jonathan McKellar ' 18 Mathematics, Economics