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Susan Jean Whitson

Susan Jean Whitson, American library director. Recipient United States Air Force Meritorious award for General Librarians, 1990; Heriot-Watt University Wilson fellow, 1983. Member American Association of University Women, Special Libraries Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Museum.

Background

  • Whitson, Susan Jean was born on June 20, 1951 in Hot Springs, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Charles Krieg and Jean Marilyn (Barta) Failing.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English with distinction, Montana State University, 1973. Master of Arts in Library./Information Science, University Wisconsin, 1984.

    Career

    • Library. assistant Montana State University Library., Bozeman, 1976-1979, 82-83. Research assistant department of plant/soil science Montana State University, 1980-1982. Owner, information specialist, copy editor The Word Merchant, 1980-1983.

      Graduate student assistant University Wisconsin Libraries, Madison, 1984. Reference library United States Air Force Academy Libraries, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1985-1988. Base library United States Air Force, Hurlburt Field, Florida, since 1988.

    Membership

    Member American Association of University Women, Special Libraries Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Museum.

    Connections

    • Married Stephen Stone Whitson, January 11, 1987. 1 child, Shane Stephen.
    • father: Charles Krieg Failing
    • mother: Jean Marilyn (Barta) Failing
    • spouse: Stephen Stone Whitson
    • child: Shane Stephen Whitson
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    Born June 20, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Montana State University
    • 1984
      University Wisconsin
    • 1976 - 1979
      Library assistant, Montana State University Library
      Bozeman, Montana, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      research assistant, department of plant/soil science Montana State University
    • 1984
      graduate student assistant, University Wisconsin Libraries
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      reference library United States Air Force Academy Libraries
      Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
    • 1988
      base library United States Air Force
      Hurlburt Field, Florida, United States
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