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Betty Jo Welch

Betty Jo Welch, American communications educator, consultant. Chairman board directors Wilmington Civic Ballet, 1981-1988; board directors Hospitality House Wilmington, 1985-1988; committee chairman Zonta Southeastern North Carolina, Wilmington, 1985-1988. Member Southern Speech Communication Association (states advisory chair 1986-1987), Speech Communication Association (vice chairman senior college and university section 1985-1986).

Background

  • Welch, Betty Jo was born on March 7, 1934 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Nathan Robert Hyde and Ruth (Kemp) Patterson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Middle Tennessee State University, 1956. Master of Arts, Middle Tennessee State University, 1957. Educational Specialist, George Peabody College, 1963.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 1980.

    Career

    • Instructor George Peabody College, Nashville, 1967-1970. From assistant professor to professor communications University North Carolina, Wilmington, 1970-1988. Chairman University North Carolina Faculty Assembly, Chapel Hill, 1986-1987.

      Consultant in field, 1980-1988.

    Works

    • Author: Complement to Basic Speech, 1976, 2d review edition, 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Chairman board directors Wilmington Civic Ballet, 1981-1988. Board directors Hospitality House Wilmington, 1985-1988. Committee chairman Zonta Southeastern North Carolina, Wilmington, 1985-1988.

    Member Southern Speech Communication Association (states advisory chair 1986-1987), Speech Communication Association (vice chairman senior college and university section 1985-1986).

    Connections

    • Married Alan Fox Welch, September 14, 1957. Children: Lisa Claire, Laura Brittain, Allan Neil.
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    Died 1988
    (aged 53)
    • 1956
      Middle Tennessee State University
    • 1957
      Middle Tennessee State University
    • 1963
      George Peabody College
    • 1980
      Vanderbilt University
    • 1967 - 1970
      Instructor, George Peabody College
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1970 - 1988
      from assistant, professor to professor communications University North Carolina
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States