JAMES W. REYNOLDS
James W. Reynolds, professor emeritus
of curriculum and instruction, died on September 5, 1992. He was 84.
Professor Reynolds was born on November
8, 1907 in Ozark, Arkansas. He received a bachelor's degree from Arkansas
State Teachers College in 1930, a master's degree from the University
of Iowa in 1934, and a PhD from the University of Chicago in 1945.
Dr. Reynolds served as dean of Fort
Smith Junior College and taught at the University of Georgia and George
Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. He joined the
faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1948 and taught until
his retirement in 1978. He specialized in junior college education.
In 1956 Professor Reynolds served on
a Carnegie Corporation-sponsored committee studying long range higher
education planning and student enrollment trends. He was also the editor
of the Junior College Journal and the author of The Junior
College (1965) and The Comprehensive Junior College Curriculum
Professor Reynolds was a member of the
Texas Junior College Teachers Association and the Texas Association
of Junior College Instructional Administrators.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta
and posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 16, 2001.
Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas