Strategic Oversight Committee Liaison
Executive Committee Chair
Committee on Trustees Member
Dr. Reynolds served as Interim CEO of Munising Memorial Hospital in Michigan from 2020-2021.
In 2005, Dr. Reynolds was selected as President of Salem University. After one year in office, the Higher Learning Commission had reaccredited the university for a 7-year period. In 2007, he retired from Salem University. He previously acted as Interim President of Milikin University, a 100-year-old undergraduate university in Decatur, Illinois. From 1993-2000, Dr. Reynolds was President of Tri-State University, during which time he grew enrollment by 40%, raised $22.5 million in a capital campaign, created a distance-learning program, and opened three commuter campuses. Prior to this, Dr. Reynolds was President of Huron University from 1984-1993, converting that institution from non-profit to for-profit and growing the student enrollment from 280-1,300. He opened branch campuses in London, Tokyo, and Sioux Falls.
In addition to his teaching and administrative experience, Dr. Reynolds has served on numerous boards and associations including President of Board of Directors of the Dakotaland Museum, President of the South Dakota Intercollegiate Association, President of the New Hampshire Business Education Association, Vice President of the New Hampshire Vocational Association, and serves as a member of several college boards of trustees. In 2005, Dr. Reynolds received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Salem University.
Dr. Reynolds was born and raised in Wisconsin. After spending three and one-half years in the Navy, he received a B.Ed. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater in 1961, a Master of Arts degree in 1967 from Northern Michigan University, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1971 from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
He currently resides in Au Train, Michigan.