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Contact Information

Office of Parent Relations
Taylor University
236 W. Reade Avenue
Upland, IN 46989-1001

Phone: 800-882-3456 or 765-998-5170
Fax: 765-998-4850
Email: parents@taylor.edu


Joyce (Harrison ’81) Wood, Senior Director of Parent and Community Relations

Joyce has served at Taylor for well over three decades, and after many years she transitioned from University Relations and Marketing to the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations. She has specific responsibility for serving parents and families through communication and events to engage current students with their families and the greater Taylor family. Other responsibilities include caring for community relationship building with local organizations and entities, Taylor retirees and loyal servants and Parents Council, along with extensive event planning for the University. Joyce is passionate about Taylor, having been raised in a TU faculty family. A Taylor graduate, she strives to provide creative and engaging communication and events. She is married to David Wood, also a Taylor employee, and enjoys travel, decorating, reading, spending time with family and church friends, and serving the community. They are parents to Jason Wood and grandparents to teenagers Ethan and Jared, Crown Point, IN.

Email: jywood@taylor.edu
Phone: 765-998-5117