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academic administrator , language educator , writer

Betty Louise McLane-Iles, American academic administrator, language educator, writer.


McLane-Iles, Betty Louise was born on March 15, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Bachelor, French University, Arizona, 1973. Master of Arts, French University, Arizona, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, French University, Illinois, 1982.


French instructor University Arizona, Tucson, 1973—1976, University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1976—1977. Administrator assistant, researcher small business committee House of Representatives, Washington, 1977—1978. French instructor University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1978—1979.

Lecturer Lycée Henri IV, Paris, 1979—1980. French instructor University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1980—1981. Professor French, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, since 1982.

Research assistant economic and business research division University Arizona, Tucson, 1970—1973. Co-chairperson foreign language department Truman State University, 1996—1998, chairperson French department, 1982—1988, 1990—1992, 1999—2000.


Faculty advisor Amnesty International, Kirkville, Missouri, since 1997. Faculty advisor College Greens, Truman State University, 1998—2003. Member of Modern Language Association, Chicago Playwrights Network, Association internationale des Études Québécoises, National Fraternity of Student Musicians, International Women Playwrights Association, Missouri Writers Guild, Pi Delta Phi (founder, faculty co-advisor Iota Tau chapter since 1984), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, swimming, travel, drawing.


Daughter of Clifford I. (Mac) and Genevieve (Cohn) McLane. Married Lawrence (Larry) Irvine Iles, December 28, 1983.

Clifford I. McLane-Iles