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Betsey Jean Brenneman

Betsey Jean Brenneman, American university librarian. Nominee Excellence in Teaching, Worcester State College, 2005; recipient Outstanding Performance Recognition award, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2005. Member of American Library Association, Association College & Research Library., (New England Chapter) (bibliographic instruction president 1984-1986).

Background

  • Brenneman, Betsey Jean was born on October 15, 1946 in Bennington, Vermont, United States. Daughter of Charles James Brenneman and Barbara Harriet Niles.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kent State University, Ohio, 1968. Master of Library Science, Syracuse University, New York, 1971. Master of Arts in Teaching, Fitchburg State College, Massachusetts, 1977.

    Career

    • Reference library Fitchburg State College, Massachusetts, 1971—1976. Acquisitions library Worcester State College, 1977—1993, acting director, 1993—1999, electronic resources library, since 1999, adjunct instructor, computer science department, since 2001. Adjunct faculty, graduate school library & information studies University Rhode Island, Kingston, since 1976.

    Politics

    The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.

    Membership

    Member of American Library Association, Association College & Research Library., (New England Chapter) (bibliographic instruction president 1984-1986).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, golf.

    Connections

    • father: Charles James Brenneman
    • mother: Barbara Harriet Niles
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    Born October 15, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Kent State University
    • 1971
      Syracuse University
    • 1977
      Fitchburg State College
    • 1971 - 1976
      Reference library Fitchburg State College
      Massachusetts, United States
    • 1999
      acquisitions library Worcester State College