WRHC Annual Conferences

Here you will find information about each year's current conference, as well as archives of prior conferences going back to 2007.

Are you a WRHC member institution interested in hosting a WRHC conference in the future? Consult our By-Laws for more information about duties and responsibilities, and then click here to submit an initial application.

2017 WRHC Conference

The 2017 Western Regional Honors Conference, "The Journey to Leadership," was held at Southern Oregon University from April 7 to April 9. Thank you Dr. Ken Mulliken and staff for a wonderful weekend!

The 2017 conference website will remain available here until fall 2017, when more information about the WRHC 2018 conference at Chapman University, becomes available.

For the archived WRHC 2017 conference program, see below. 

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2018 WRHC Conference
(Chapman University, April 13-15)

The 2018 Western Regional Honors Conference will be organized by the Chapman University Honors Program (Orange, CA) and held April 13 -15, 2018. The theme is "An Age of Uncertainty." Further updates will be provided by Chapman staff at the WRHC business meeting at NCHC in November, and made available here on this page in fall 2017.

2019 WRHC Conference
(Montana State University, tentatively March 29-31)

The 2019 Western Regional Honors Conference will be organized by the Montana State University Honors College (Bozeman, MT). Updates on this conference will be provided by Montana State staff at upcoming WRHC business meetings, and available here on this page in fall 2018.

2020 WRHC Conference
(Southern Utah University, tentatively April 10-12)

The 2020 Western Regional Honors Conference will be organized by the Southern Utah University Honors Program (Cedar City, UT). Updates on this conference will be provided by Southern Utah University staff at upcoming WRHC business meetings, and available here on this page in fall 2019.

Past Conference Programs

Southern Oregon University (2017)

University of California, Riverside (2016)

University of Nevada, Reno (2015)

Metropolitan State University of Denver (2014)

Northern Arizona University (2013)

University of New Mexico (2012)

University of Utah (2011)

University of Wyoming (2010)

Washington State University (2009)

Northern Arizona University (2008)

California State University, Fullerton (2007)