Debby Willard joined the academic services staff at Illinois as a Learning Specialist in 2007. Willard had worked with athletes from every varsity sport with the exception of football. A native of Springfield, Ill., she has prior professional experience at the Microbiology Research Lab and in Secondary Education. Willard earned a B.S. in Microbiology from DePauw in 1984 and her M.A. degree in Administrative Education from Eastern Illinois in 2005. She and her husband, Troy, currently reside in Monticello, Ill., with their children, Sara and Jeff.
Updated November 2011