KSBN’s purpose is to help guide the transition from high school to college by giving students a common experience around a book and guided academic and social activities that can be shared with professors, staff, administrators, and other students when they arrive on campus.
Campus nominations have closed.
How we pick books
The selection committee, made up of students, staff, and faculty, reviews nominations and narrows down the list of titles to one. Their work officially begins in the summer and ends in November.
|Spring 2017||Select a theme|
Form a committee
Solicit book nominations
|Summer 2017||Review book samples and narrow to 12|
|Fall 2017||Read books and narrow to 3|
Solicit campus feedback the top 3 books
Rank titles and get feedback from the Provost
|Spring 2018||Announce the book|