Bachelor in History, Political Science, Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, 1958. Master of Letters, University Pittsburgh, 1961. Doctor of Education, Northern Illinois University, 1983.
Assistant dean women, U. Pittsburgh, 1959-1961; supervisor training, Kaufmann's, Pittsburgh, 1961-1962; teacher, Archbishop Blenk High School, Gretna, Louisiana, 1969-1971; teacher, Archbishop Shaw High School, Marrero, Louisiana, 1971-1972; teacher, Hughes High School, Cincinnati, 1972-1974; member adjunct faculty, College College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1974-1979; director learning center, Elmhurst (Illinois) College, since 1978; assistant Professor of English, Elmhurst (Illinois) College, since 1981.
Member American College Personnel Association (board directors commission learning centers since 1986), Illinois College Personnel Association, Illinois Association for Women in Education, National Association Women in Education, National Council Teachers English, National Association Development Educators, Juniata College Alumni Council, Omicron Delta Kappa.
Married Michael Blakney Fodor, April 28, 1962. Children: Joseph Edward, Nancy Elizabeth.