Bachelor of Arts in English and History, Marquette University, 1972. Master of Library Science, University Wisconsin, 1973.
Project assistant Waukesha (Wisconsin) Public Library., 1974. LTE librarian Wisconsin Department Natural Resources, 1974-1975. Specialist University Wisconsin Steenbock Memorial Library., Madison, 1975-1978.
Marine Advisory Services specialist University Wisconsin Extension Sea Grant, 1978-1982. Ad hoc administrative aide Madison Public Library., 1982. Program coordinator University Wisconsin Extension Communication Programs, Madison, 1982-1985.
Specialist in social science research University Wisconsin, 1984-1985. Admissions and placement advisor School Library and Information Studies University Wisconsin-Madison, 1985-1993, senior academy advisor, 1988, since 1993. Member oral interview panel City of Madison Personnel, 1987.
Library development consultant International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, Wisconsin, 1989-1993, 97. Bibliographical searching Nash & Zullo Productions, Inc., Palm Beach, Florida, 1989. Member advisory committee University Wisconsin-Madison Continuing Education Service, 1989.
Elected academy staff professional development committee University Wisconsin-Madison, since 1994. Senior Student Service Coordinator, 2006-2008, emeritus, since 2008, professional member Wisconsin Governors Council on Library. & Network Development, 2007-2009, public member, since 2009.
Board directors Friends of Madison Public Library., since 1985. Member secretary alumni relations council University Wisconsin-Madison, 1992-1995, vice chair, 1997. Member Wisconsin Library.
Association (past chairman Special Libraries, chair education secretary), Special Libraries Association (Wisconsin chapter, chair professional development committee 1991-1993, member professional development committee since 1993, chair nominations committee 1993-1994), Special Libraries Association (wisconsin chapter student pasion committee co-chair 1997-2008), Madison Public Library. Friends (director 1988-2008), City Madison Arts Council(citizen committee co-chair statue of liberty replica restoration committee, since 2009).
Married Stephen Louis Arnold, January 19, 1974.