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Edward John Jennerich, American academic administrator, dean. Certified teacher, learning resources specialist.


Jennerich, Edward John was born on October 22, 1945 in Brooklyn. Son of William James and Anna Johanna (Whicker) Jennerich.


Bachelor of Arts, Trenton State College, 1967; M.S.L.S., Drexel U., 1970; Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1974.


Teacher United States history Rahway High School, New Jersey, 1967-1970. Librarian Westinghouse High School, Pittsburgh Public School, 1970-1974. Administrative intern University Pitts, 1973.

Chairman department library science Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1974-1983. Dean School Library Science Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, 1983-1984. Vice president academy affairs Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, 1984-1987.

Graduate dean Seattle University, 1987-1989. Associate provost for academy administration, dean Graduate School, 1989-1997. President Knowledge Northwest Inc., since 1997.

Member review panel Fulbright Administrative Exchange, 1983-1986.


  • Certified teacher, learning resources specialist.



Board directors Waco Girls Club, Texas, 1977-1983. Member American Library Association (office for library personnel resources 1980-1982), American Association University Administrators (board directors 1980-1982, 83-86, 89-93, 94—, vice president since 1996, executive committee 1982-1987, chairman overseas liaison committee 1982-1987, Eileen Tosney Administrative Excellence award 1985), Association for College and Research Libraries (executive board directors 1984-1988), Queen City Yacht Club (rear commodore 2007-2008), Queen City Yacht Club (vice commodore 2008-2009, commodore since 2009), Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting and painting military miniatures, reading, travel, outdoor sports, sailing.


Married Elaine Zaremba, May 27, 1972. Children– Ethan Edward, Emily Elaine.

William James Jennerich

Anna Johanna (Whicker) Jennerich

Elaine Zaremba

Emily Elaine Jennerich

Ethan Edward Jennerich