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Ronnie W. Wise

Ronnie W. Wise was American library director. Recipient Partnership award, Mississippi Arts Commission, 1997, Outstanding Achievement award, Mississippi Library. Association, 1993-1994. Member of Library. Guild.


  • Wise, Ronnie W. was born on April 26, 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Mabern W. and Wilma Faye Wise.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Art Education, Delta State University, Cleveland, 1973. Master of Library Science, Delta State University, Cleveland, 1979. Master of Library Science, University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1987.


    • Professional library Bolivar County Library. Systems, Cleveland, 1976—1986, library system director, 1986—2006. Founder, chairman, director Bolivar County Literacy Council, 1990—2006.

      Member legislative committee Mississippi Library. Association, Jackson, Mississippi, 1989—1994. Vice-chair, intellectual freedom committee Southeastern Library.

      Association, 1990—1992.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Author: (book) The Wise Family Chronicles, (comic book) Archie and Friends Raise Literacy Awareness in Mississippi (Governor's award, 1994).


    Party affiliation: Liberals


    Denomination: Judaism


    Member of Library. Guild.



    Reading, music, movies.


    • Married Michele S. Teper, July 18, 2006.
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    Born April 26, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Delta State University
    • 1979
      Delta State University
    • 1987
      University Southern Mississippi
    • 1976 - 1986
      Professional library Bolivar County Library Systems
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States