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English educator and speech broadcasting educator

Barbara Maurer Hund, American English educator and speech broadcasting educator. Certified elementary and secondary teacher, New York, Wisconsin, New Jersey,, Maryland, Virginia. Named Outstanding Tidewater Community College Faculty Showcase Member, Virginia Community College Association, 1994; scholar Hofstra University, 1948-1952.


Hund, Barbara Maurer was born on December 11, 1930 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Robert Henry and Nerline Maude (Smith) Maurer.


Bachelor in English and Education, Hofstra University, 1952. Certified in development western civilization, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1952. Certified in English, art, literature and music, University London, 1955.

Master of Arts in Speech and Broadcasting, University Wisconsin, 1957. Certified in conversational Chinese, Yale University, 1966. Doctor of Education in Higher Education, College William and Mary, 1987.


Elementary teacher,, Baldwin, New Yorkelementary teacher,, Madison, Wisconsinelementary teacher,, Montclair, New Jersey, 1952-1958;elementary teacher,, Norfolk (Virginia) Academy, 1972-1976;teacher television,, Washington County School Sys., Hagerstown, Maryland., 1958-1961;educational television producer, WMHT-television Mohawk-Hudson Public Broadcasting, Schenectady, 1961-1964;television producer, Chinese Broadcasting Company, Taipei, Taiwan, 1969-1970;teacher English,, Taipei American School, 1969-1970;professor speech, English and broadcasting, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, Virginia, since 1976;chairman college international task force, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, Virginia, 1995-1996;chairman distance education task force, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, since 1995. Teacher Beijing Broadcasting Institute, 1988-1989, 1997. China coordinator exchange agreement between Tidewater Community College and Beijing Broadcasting Institute, since 1989.

Instructor Fulbright-Hays Study Seminar in Czech and Slovak Republics, summer 1993. Instrumental television writer, producer, broadcaster elementary mathematics, science and enrichments lessons Washington County television Project, 1958-1961.


  • Certified elementary and secondary teacher, New York, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Maryland., Virginia.


  • Other Work

    • Organizer, producer, co-host commercial television show Spotlight on Hampton Roads, Norfolk, 1986-1987.


Education chairman Lutheran Church, 1973-1985, lay reader, lector, communion assistant, since 1985. Member community advisory board WHRO Public Broadcasting, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1980-1984. Leader leadership education and development for 12 Lutheran churches, Hampton Roads area, 1981-1983.

Speaker on China experiences to local civic group and local television stations, 1989-1991. Participant 1st Sino-American Conference on Women's Issues, China and Educational Exchange, Beijing, summer 1990, spring 1997. Member American Association of University Women, American Women in Radio and television (charter, vice president, treasurer Commonwealth chapter 1962-1999).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, tennis, other sports.


Married Henry John Hund, June 10, 1961. Children: Kirsten, John.

Robert Henry Maurer

Nerline Maude (Smith) Maurer

Henry John Hund

Kirsten Hund

John Hund