The Key to the College
Each year, the Honors College at WKU awards "The Key to the College" in recognition and appreciation for extraordinary commitment and service to the Honors College. The "Key" is presented at the annual Graduate Luncheon ceremony, held in May.
Professor Walker Rutledge was presented "The Key to the College" in May 2012 for his
long time dedication and support of the Honors College and Honors Scholars.
In May 2011, John C. Schroeder was presented with the "Key" for is outstanding commitment to the Honors College and the partnership with Harlaxton College in Grantham, England.