Jan Slater

Jan Slater

Organization: University of Illinois, Urbana

Title: Interim Dean

Hometown: Mahaska, KS

First paying job: detasseling corn

Mentor or role model: My mentors are John Philip Jones – my professor at Syracuse University and Mary Williamson, who gave me my first teaching job. My role models are my parents – Calvin and June Slater.

If I weren't an editor/educator I'd be: a theater director.

To unwind I:  play with my dog.

Favorite book, TV show or movie: "To Kill a Mockingbird," "The Grapes of Wrath" and "Valley of Decision"

What music I am listening to: Barbara Streisand and Tom Jones