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Susan Elizabeth Stroyan

Susan Elizabeth Stroyan, American librarian, administrator. Recipient grants Japan Foundation, 1993, netILLINOIS, 1993, James Kemper Foundation, 1993, Illinois State Library., 1994.


  • Stroyan, Susan Elizabeth was born on March 16, 1950 in Lincoln, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles William and Mary Jane (Gayle) Anderson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Illinois State University, 1972. Master of Library Science, University Illinois, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1986.


    • Head adult services Bloomington (Illinois) Public Library., 1974-1978. Instructor Illinois State University, Normal, 1977-1982. Director health science library BroMenn Regional Healthcare, Bloomington, 1981-1988.

      Assistant executive director Illinois Valley Library. System, Pekin, 1988-1992. Library Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, since 1992.

      Consultant healthcare libraries, since 1979.


    • Author: (chapter) Sources of Medical Evidence, 1997. Author (booklet) Library Facility Planning, 1993. Board directors Highsmith Press Editorial Board, 1992-1999.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member McLean County Arts Council, Bloomington, 1976-1978. Vice president Alumni Association, Illinois State University, Normal, 1977-1982. Member American Library Association (councilor 1994-1998), Illinois Library.

    Association (vice president 1994-1995, president 1995-1996), Library. Administration and Management Association (president 1991-1992), Medical Library. Association, Medical Library.

    Association of Health Information Professionals (certified, distinguished member), Illinois Library. Computer Systems Organization Consortia (president, 2003-2005), Beta Phi Mu (elected board directors 1999-2005).





    • Married Richard Lee Stroyan, August 7, 1971 (divorced). Children: Kathryn, Emily, Peter, David Alikah. Married Carl Richard Bennett, May 16, 1992.
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    Born March 16, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      Illinois State University
    • 1973
      University Illinois
    • 1986
      University Illinois
    • 1974 - 1978
      Head, adult services Bloomington (Illinois) Public Library
    • 1977 - 1982
      instructor, Illinois State University
      Normal, Illinois, United States
    • 1981 - 1988
      director, health science library BroMenn Regional Healthcare
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1988 - 1992
      assistant, executive director Illinois Valley Library System
      Pekin, Illinois, United States
    • 1992
      library Illinois Wesleyan University
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States