Janice Austin, Director, Graduate Admissions and Academic Progress, Graduate School


Dr. Janice Austin is the Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Admissions and Academic Progress. Prior to her appointment as Director, Janice served as an Admissions and Academic Progress processor and later the Enrollment Coordinator at the Graduate School.

Janice earned her doctoral degree in  Educational Research and Evaluation at Virginia Tech in Fall 2017. She earned a master’s degree in Higher Education Student Affairs from Virginia Tech and a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from Lynchburg College.


Janice enjoys spending time with Jonathan, her husband, and her two sons, Joshua and Jordan. She also loves watching college football and traveling.