March 2, 2006
John Reynders, president of Morningside College, has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), headquartered in Washington, D.C.
CIC, founded in 1956, is a national association of small to mid-sized, independent, liberal arts colleges and universities working together to support college and university leadership, advance institutional excellence, and enhance private higher education’s contribution to society.
More than 550 independent colleges and universities, including liberal arts, comprehensive, and international institutions, are members of CIC.
Reynders also serves on the Executive Committee of the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors as Director at Large; on the Executive Committee of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; and on the Junior Achievement of Siouxland, Inc. Board of Directors. He is a member of the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (IAICU) and its Executive Committee and the Iowa College Foundation and its Executive Committee.
He has been president of Morningside College since 1999.