Reynolds chosen to serve term on national schools of music board

David Reynolds, professor and head of State’s Department of Music, has been elected to a three-year term to the board of directors of the National Association of p04-Reynolds,-David_2010Schools of Music and chair for Region 3. The region includes higher-education institutions in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.

Reynolds is in his 11th year leading SDSU’s music department. He holds degrees from the University of Maryland, Florida State University and the University of Kansas.

The NASM board of directors develops policy and reviews the effectiveness of the accreditation process.

The major activities of the association are the accreditation of educational programs in music and the establishment of curricular standards and guidelines. NASM is the only accrediting agency covering the entire field of music recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The association is composed of more than 650 member institutions, including conservatories, public and private colleges, universities and music schools. SDSU has been a member since 1974.

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