Dr. Paula Wilhite – Honors Seminar Professor. A charter faculty member, Wilhite is the Division Chair for Mathematics, Physics and Engineering and Professor of Mathematics. She earned an Ed.D. at Texas A & M University – Commerce. Wilhite was awarded the Texas Mathematical Association for Two-Year Colleges (TexMATYC) Teaching Excellence Award in 2004 and the American Mathematical Association for Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) Teaching Excellence Award in 2013. Wilhite has served in numerous leadership roles for both professional organizations. She teaches the statistics course of the StatPsych Honors Seminar.