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Ethel Louise Lynch Machen, American academic administrator. Licensed teacher Illinois. Recipient Health Careers Opportunity Program award United States Department Department of Health and Human Services, 1987-1980, 93-95, Department Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Services, 1994, 95, Distinguished Alumna award Argo Community High School, 1993, Dean's Merit award College of Education, 1998, Early Outreach Eagle award, 1998.


Machen, Ethel Louise Lynch was born on July 16, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Samuel Thomas and Louise (Brown) Lynch.


Bachelor of Science in Business Education, DePaul University, Chicago, 1976. Master of Science in Counseling Psychology, George Williams College, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1979. Master of Science in Administration, George Williams College, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1979.


Secretary, Inland Steel Company, Chicago, 1957-1968; administrative assistant, 1st National City Bank, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, 1968-1971; personnel/purchasing manager, Peoples Bank of Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, 1971-1973; business education teacher, Control Young Men’s Christian Association College, Chicago, 1976; business education teacher, Chicago Professional College, 1976-1978; research assistant, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1978-1979; research associate, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1980-1981; assistant director early outreach, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1981-1983; director early outreach, University of Illinois, Chicago, since 1983. President Lynch Enterprises, Summit, Illinois, since 1987. Consultant Chicago Public Schools Monitoring Common for Desegregation Implementation, 1996-1997.

Member of advisory board Center for Ednl. Research and Development University of Illinois, Chicago, since 1989, Project Canal, Chicago Public Schools, 1990-1992. Member Executive Board Chicago Council Postsecondary Education, 1989-1991.

Lecturer African-American Studies Center, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1992. Member counselor articulation board DePaul University, since 1993. Field reader unites states department Education, since 1993, unites states department Energy, 1995.

Member of advisory county Greater Chicago Youth Behavior Project, since 1993.


  • Licensed teacher Illinois.


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Active Chicago Urban League, Lulac Council 5201, 1988-1991, Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education, since 1989. Member American Association for Higher Education (Achievement award 1991), National Association for College Admissions Counselors, Association Black Women in Higher Education (founding member Chicago chapter).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: horticulture, reading, walking, traveling.


Married Robert Caldwell Junior, September 7, 1957 (divorced 1968). Married Ronald C. Machen, July 27, 1997.

Samuel Thomas Lynch

Louise (Brown) Lynch

Ronald C. Machen

Robert Caldwell Junior