About Us

The Mideast Honors Association (MEHA) is a member of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC).

NCHC mission statement: “To support and enhance the community of educational institutions, professionals, and students who participate in collegiate Honors education around the world.”

“The National Collegiate Honors Council values an atmosphere that promotes academic opportunity and challenge for honors students and faculty. Within this intellectual environment, members of Honors communities demonstrate integrity, respect, and excellence. Through the honors experience, participants realize enhanced personal, social, and intellectual development. The NCHC recognizes the importance of life-long learning and social responsibility in preparing individuals for an increasingly complex world. These beliefs and values are reinforced among member institutions through the collegiality and shared purpose of the NCHC.”

The Mideast Honors Association is comprised of honors colleges and programs from the following states:

  • Eastern Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Northern Kentucky
  • Southern Michigan
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia

Institutions that are close to these states (in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania) while not strictly within our borders, are welcome to join MEHA and attend our annual conference.