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Janice A. Clark
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Janice A. Clark, associate professor of music (music education) in the School of Music and lecturer in education in the School of Education, retired from active faculty status on May 31, 1993.

Professor Clark was born and raised in Canton, Ohio, where she was active in public school music programs. She continued her studies at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, where she graduated with her B.M. degree in 1951. She taught music at the Charles Ellis School for Girls in Pennsylvania from 1951-54; concurrently, she served as the organist-choir director at Marple Presbyterian Church in Bromall, Pennsylvania. In 1954, Professor Clark journeyed west to enroll as a graduate student at the University of Michigan, where she received her M.Mus. degree in 1956. In 1955, she began an association with the Dixboro Methodist Church as organist (later director of music) that extends to the present. Following completion of her graduate studies, Professor Clark became a consultant in elementary vocal music for the Livonia Public Schools. She was appointed to the University of Michigan faculty as a lecturer (music education) in 1958, was promoted to assistant professor in 1962, and to associate professor in 1969.

An active participant in music educators' associations at state and national levels, Professor Clark has been especially energetic as a traveler to International Society of Music Education meetings in Perth (1974), Montreux (1976), Warsaw (1980), and Bristol (1982). The Regents now salute this faculty member by naming Janice A Clark associate professor emerita of music (music education) and lecturer emeritus in education.