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Rebecca Limback

Rebecca E. Limback

            With a career that included teaching at the campus lab school, Dr. E. Rebecca Limback nurtured the achievement of many students throughout her service to Central.

            Retiring as professor emeritus of office administration, she was honored in December 2001 as a recipient of the Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, an honor that considers effective teaching , effective advising, service to the college/university community, and commitment to  high standards of excellence.

            A Central alumna, Dr. Limback came here in 1969 as the supervising teacher in business at College High School. She later joined the Harmon College of Business and Economics (now Harmon College of Business Administration) after the lab school closed in 1976. In addition to teaching, her career also included administrative roles as assistant to the graduate dean and assistant to the dean of the College of Business and Economics, and, most recently, teaching in the Department of Career and Technology Education in the College of Applied Sciences and Technology.

            Throughout her tenure, Dr. Limback was on the leading edge of introducing new technologies into the classroom, and was instrumental in developing new courses that utilize technology.

            Dr. Limback earned a doctorate in education from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and received her education specialist degree, master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in business education from Central.