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Dedicated to teaching tomorrow’s educational leaders, Dr. Janice Reynolds devoted 10 years of service to Central and its students. Now enjoying more leisure time with her husband, Harry, in Florida, she has retired as professor emerita of education administration.
After working years as an adjunct professor at Central in the Department of Special Services and Department of Counseling and Psychology, in 1992 Dr. Reynolds became an assistant professor of education administration in the Department of Special Services. She was promoted to associate professor, then professor, and became the department’s graduate coordinator in 2000.
Active in campus service, she was a member and former chair of the College of Education and Human Services Promotion and Tenure Committee, served on the search committee for the new dean of the Graduate School, and was a member of the Faculty Senate. Dr. Reynolds also represented the university in the State Satellite Leadership Academy, where she served as facilitator for developing state programs. She was president and vice president of the University Women of Central.
Her education includes a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University, master’s and educational specialist degrees from Central, and doctorate from the University of Missouri- Columbia.