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Ann Yates Whitten

Ann Yates Whitten, American journalism educator, academic administrator. Fellow University Mississippi, 1956.


  • Whitten, Ann Yates was born on January 5, 1934 in Hernando, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Henry James Lynn and Martha Conn (Kimbrough) Yates.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts with honors, Gulf Park College, 1951. Bachelor with distinction, University Mississippi, 1952. Master of Arts, University Mississippi, 1958.

      Master of Education, University Mississippi, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration, University Mississippi, 1984.


    • Reporter, news editor The Oxford (Mississippi) Eagle, 1955-1958. English teacher Coldwater (Mississippi) High School, 1958-1960, Olive Branch (Mississippi) High School, 1960-1963, guidance counselor, 1964-1971. English teacher Hernando (Mississippi) High School, 1963-1964.

      Title I evaluator, testing coordinator DeSoto County Schools, Hernando, Mississippi, 1971-1974. Journalism instructor Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia, from 1974, director public relations, 1974-1983, 84-86, director counseling and testing, 1986-1987, director public relations, from 1987.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Brochure designer Sycamore Arts Council, Senatobia, 1992. Member National Federation Press Women, Mississippi Press Women, College Public Relations Association Mississippi (president 1991-1992, Certified of Excellence since 1976), Daughters of the American Revolution, University Mississippi Alumni Association, Northwest Investors Group (vice president 1991-1993), Hernando Woman's Club, DeSoto Genealogical Society, National Junior College Athletic Association (tournament director 1985), Very Special Arts Mississippi, Delta Kappa Gamma, Kappa Kappa Gamma (scholarship 1952), Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Delta Phi, Theta Kappa Phi.



    Collecting regional art, gardening, reading, swimming, collecting antiques.


    • Married Edward Lee Whitten Senior, September 20, 1952. 1 child, Edward Lee Junior.
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    Died January 27, 2003
    (aged 69)
    • 1951
      Gulf Park College
    • 1952
      University Mississippi
    • 1958
      University Mississippi
    • 1967
      University Mississippi
    • 1984
      University Mississippi
    • 1955 - 1958
    • 1958 - 1960
      English teacher, Coldwater (Mississippi) High School
    • 1960 - 1963
      English teacher, Coldwater (Mississippi) High School
    • 1963 - 1964
      English teacher, Hernando (Mississippi) High School
    • 1974 - 1983
      journalism instructor, Northwest Mississippi Community College
      Senatobia, Mississippi, United States
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