June 1, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., June 1, 2013 — Associate Registrar Cindy Jones is Drury University’s new Registrar. She takes over for Gale Boutwell who retired on May 31.
The Registrar oversees the Office of Records and Registration, which assists students in registering for classes. The office also provides many other services, such as: fulfilling transcript requests, maintaining academic records, and helping students prepare for graduation.
Jones earned her Bachelor of Science from Drury in 2007 and received a Master of Business Administration in 2009. She has worked at Drury in Records and Registration since 2001. Prior to that, the Marshfield native held positions in banking, government, and the public school system.
Boutwell worked at Drury for 41 years. The 1969 graduate became Registrar in 1978, and she has overseen the graduation of thousands of Drury students. At the December 2012 graduation, Drury awarded Boutwell an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.