Honors Program Directors
Dr. Gary Luter
Honors Program Director
Professor, Speech and Theatre
In addition to leading the Honors Program, Dr. Luter teaches Honors courses as well as courses in public speaking and theater history. He also directs productions at the University of Tampa’s Falk Theatre. As Honors Program director, he recruits the University’s best faculty members to teach a variety of subjects and travels with students to state, regional and national conferences in addition to accompanying students abroad.
Dr. Luter’s colleagues at the University have twice honored him with an “Excellence in Teaching” award. Prior to becoming Honors Program director, he chaired the Department of Speech and Theatre as well as the Division of Fine Arts at UT.
Dr. Luter’s scholarship is in Acting/Directing, Theater History, Censorship of the Arts and Gay/Lesbian Studies. He has traveled to Japan to study nonwestern theater forms and is researching the plays and life of the Spanish playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca.
To contact Dr. Luter, please send an e-mail to either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may reach him at (813) 257-3803. His office is located within the Honors Program office in Plant Hall Room 307.
The Honors Program staff assistant is Ashley Wilcox. She can be reached at email@example.com or (813) 257-3545. The Honors Program office is in Plant Hall Room 307. Honors Program forms and applications are posted on Blackboard.com. If you do not have access to Blackboard, please contact our office for a paper copy.
Dr. Raymond Papp
Honors Program Associate Director
Associate Professor, Information Technology
Dr. Papp teaches undergraduate courses in Advanced Application
Development, Global IS Management, Gateways and Pathways to Honors as
well as Managing the IT Organization at the graduate level. He has
worked as a senior analyst in the insurance industry and maintains a
consulting practice where he specializes in management consulting,
e-commerce design and personalized computer training.
has published in numerous academic and practitioner journals and
presented at national and international conferences. His primary area
of research focuses on the strategic use of information technology as it
relates to organizational strategy. He has published numerous articles
and a book addressing strategic alignment.
Dr. Papp was the
2008 Researcher of the Year as well as the recipient of the 2007
Outstanding Student Involvement Award in the John H. Sykes College of
To contact Dr. Papp, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (813) 257-3828. His office is in John Sykes room 306.