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Antoinette Mary Kania, American academic administrator.


Kania, Antoinette Mary was born on April 18, 1943 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Anthony and Catherine (Katrenych) Kania.


Bachelor, Douglass College, 1965. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1969. Doctor of Education, Rutgers University, 1984.


Teacher Russian, English, Boonton (New Jersey) High School, 1965-1967;head allied health library, Essex County College, Newark, 1967-1976;director learning resources, Somerset County College (now Raritan Valley Community College), Somerville, New Jersey, 1976-1985;dean of libraries, Suffolk Community College, Selden, New York, since 1985;assistant vice president academic affairs, Suffolk Community College, Selden, New York. Library consultant Middle States Accreditation Association, Philadelphia, since 1979, Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, New Jersey, 1986, Burlington County College, Pemberton, New Jersey, 1989, California University of Pennsylvania, 1989, Maryland. Higher Education Commission, Baltimore, 1989, Baltimore's International Culinary College, 1990, Art Library.

Society North America, Tucson, since 1990, Dundalk (Maryland.) Community College, 1990, Wilmington (Delaware) College, 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Off Campus Library Services, 1991. Compiler: (bioliography) Educational Research Information Clearinghouse Document Service, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Association Women in Community Colleges, American Library Association, Association College & Research Libraries (executive board secretary Metropolitan New York chapter 1991-1992), Association of Directors of Two-Year College Libraries of New Jersey (president 1982-1983), Long Island Council Academy Library. Directors, New Jersey Library. Association, New York Libraries Association, Suffolk County Library.

Association, State University of New York Librarians Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: book collecting.


Married John C. Kuzma, January 30, 1965 (divorced 1982). 1 child, Melissa; married Hendrik Edelman, March 14, 1986. Stepchildren: Stijn, Mark, Kees.

Anthony Kania

Catherine (Katrenych) Kania

John C. Kuzma

Hendrik Edelman

Melissa Kania

Stijn Kania

Mark Kania

Kees Kania