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Distinguished Professor of Humanics: Janice Eldridge 1991-1992

Janice Eldridge 1991-1992

Title of Humanics Lecture
Toward an Authentic Community

Earned Degrees
Doctor of Education, University of Massachusetts (1981)
Master of Science, Tufts College (1949)
Bachelor of Science, Jackson College (1947)

Final Title at Springfield College
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Chemistry


Dr. Eldridge began teaching at Springfield College in 1962 as a member of the Chemistry Department. In 1987 she was named Assistant VP for Academic Affairs and eventually the Vice President for Academic Affairs. During her time as administrator she oversaw introduction of eight new majors, the Long Range Planning Steering committee, and Faculty Personnel Policy Committee. Throughout her 34 years of teaching experience and professional achievements, she also held the position as a supervisory chemist for water testing laboratory in New Hampshire. Dr. Eldridge retired in 1992 and died in 2017.