Bachelor in Elementary Education, Union University, 1973. Master of Library and Information Science, University Tennessee, 1982. Master of Arts in Christian Education, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986.
Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Memphis State University, 1992.
Teacher 3d grade, Dyer County School District, Dyersburg, Tennessee, 1974-1975; teacher Mission School, Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, Paraguay, 1975-1977; teacher 1st and 2d grade, West Carroll School District, Trezevant, Tennessee, 1977-1982; interlibrary loan library, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1984-1986; public and technical services library, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1987-1992; automation project director, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1991-1993; director library, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1992-1996; director library, Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana, since 1996. Conference and workshop leader Kentucky Baptist Woman's Missionary Union, Louisville, 1984-1986. Automation consultant Union U., since 1989.
Christians should be dedicated to the holy responsibility and privilege of loving people of all races and ethnicities in religious communities.
Member American Library Association, Southern Baptist Library. Association (secretary nominating committee 1990-1994), Tennessee Library. Association (staff development, continuing education committee since 1990), Kappa Delta Pi.
Married Jerry Lee Jacobs, November 28, 1992. Children: Jennifer, Angela, Rebecca.