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Betty Jean Hill, American nursing educator, academic administrator. Registered Nurse, Michigan. Fellow AASCU Academy Leadership, 1991-1993, Harvard Institute for Educational Management, 1992, Northern Economic Initiatives Corporation, since 1992.


Hill, Betty Jean was born on November 27, 1937 in Ishpeming, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Azarius William and Evelyn (Herring) Parsons.


Bachelor in Nursing, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, 1972. Master of Education, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, 1974. Master in Nursing, Wayne State University, 1977.

Doctor of Philosophy, Wayne State University, 1979.


Staff nurse, St. Luke's Hospital, Marquette, 1958-1960;supervisor, Meadowbrook Hospital, Bellaire, Michigan, 1959-1960;head nurse, St. Luke's Hospital, Marquette, 1960-1962;clinical instructor, St. Luke's Hospital, Marquette, 1868-1870;assistant professor, Northern Michigan U., Marquette, 1972-1975;associate professor, Northern Michigan U., Marquette, 1978-1980;assistant dean, Northern Michigan U., Marquette, 1980-1982;dean, professor, Northern Michigan U., Marquette, since 1982.


A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.


When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.


The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.


Fund Chairperson Hospice, Marquette, 1988. Member Michigan and National League for Nursing, Michigan Association Colleges of Nursing (treasurer 1986-1990), Midwest Alliance in Nursing, American Association State College and Universities, American Association Colleges and Nursing, Marquette Economic Club (president 1989-1990), Rotary Club, Planned Parenthood, Sigma Theta Tau.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, dancing, reading, golf.


Married Edwin E. Hill, November 27, 1959 (deceased 1979). Children: Cheryl, Kenneth. Married Harold Ralph Pawley, June 27, 1981.