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James Grundy Rice

library and information science educator

James Grundy Rice, American library and information science educator. Old Gold summer fellow University Iowa, 1983, 87.


Rice, James Grundy was born on June 18, 1946 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Son of James Grundy and Linda Maedell (Lambeth) Rice.


Bachelor, Macalester College, St. Paul, 1968. Master of Library Science, Indiana University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri, 1978.


Probation officer Juvenile Court Marion County, Indianapolis, 1968-1970. Reference library Education Library., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1971-1972. Library Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1972-1976.

Director Instructional Materials Center University Missouri, Columbia, 1977-1978. Assistant professor Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1978-1982. Associate professor library and information science University Iowa, Iowa City, since 1982.


Married Linda Gwyneth Lavine, December 28, 1968 (divorced October 1988). Children: Laura Elaine, Craig Stephen.