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Chris Cronin - Grant County

Chris Cronin – Grant County











Chris Cronin

Regional Director / Adviser

835 B South Canyon Rd.

John Day, OR 97845

Phone: 541-575-2168

Toll Free: 866-801-6198

Fax: 541-575-2920

E-mail: ccronin@eou.edu



Education: B.S. Education from University of North Dakota, 1979


Academic Positions: Employed as EOU Grant County Center Director/Adviser in John Day, Oregon, since September, 1993. Previous career – TAG coordinator for John Day School District #3, before that, a librarian & teacher.


Family: Husband Dan, sons Jason, Sam, Luke & daughter Anna


Interests: Travel, sports, my Book Club, quilting, movies


Why I love my job: As I’ve always said, I have the privilege meeting the most interesting, motivated people in the country – both locally & online! It’s an honor assisting them as they truly change their lives for the better through education. I also work with a talented group of professionals here at the University, who are dedicated to providing the highest quality distance education experience possible. I’ve never been bored for one second working at EOU!


Current favorite quote: “The jump is so frightening between where I am and where I want to be…………because of all I may become, I will close my eyes and leap!” (Shared with me by one of my wonderful advisees)




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