Honors Institute

Free and open to the public, the 2017 Institute featured a Tuesday, January 31, keynote address by Dan Rather, Award-winning Broadcast Journalist.  

The 2017 Honors Institute Luncheon was held Wednesday, February 1 and featured The New York Times David Carr Fellow, John Herrman. Each year the luncheon is also free and open to the public, but prior registration is required. Please call the University Honors Program at (937) 775-2660 for general information about the Honors Institute events. 


The University Honors Program Institute integrates classroom learning, engaging keynote speakers and an Institute luncheon address, and service learning experiences with the aim of producing civic-minded, creatively engaged students who feel invested in the Dayton community.

2017 Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist

January 31, 2017
7 p.m. Lecture
Wright State Nutter Center

5:30 p.m. Public Reception
Wright State Nutter Center

Luncheon Speaker

David Carr Fellow, The New York Times

February 1, 2017
11:15 a.m.
Wright State University Student Union Apollo Room