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consultant , Communication educator

Jo Ellen Young Switzer, American Speech communication educator, consultant ( hum: library study, Educated)speech communication educator, consultant. Recipient E. C. Buehler award University Kansas, 1978; grantee National Endowment for Humanities, 1983. Member Indiana Speech Association, Central States Speech Association (Outstanding Young Educator award, 1982), Speech Communication Association.

Background

Switzer, Jo Ellen Young was born on March 4, 1948 in Huntington, Indiana, United States. Daughter of John Frederick and Miriam Lucile (Kindy) Young.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Manchester College,1969. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1977, Doctor of Philosophy., 1980. English teacher Dearborn Heights, Michigan, 1969-1970.

English teacher Fenton High School, Bensenville, Illinois, 1970-1973. Assistant instructor U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1977-1979. Assistant professor Indiana U.-Purdue, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1979-1982.

Associate professor Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana, 1982-1987, associate professor Indiana U.-Purdue, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1987^.

Career

Assistant instructor University Kansas, Lawrence, 1977-1979. Assistant professor Indiana U.-Purdue, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1979-1982. Associate professor Manchester College, North Manchester, 1982-1987, Indiana U.-Purdue, Fort Wayne, 1987-1993.

Vice president, dean for academy affairs and professor communications studies Manchester (Indiana) College, 1993—2004, president, since 2004.

Membership

Board directors Bank Central Asia Study Abroad Consortium. Member Central States Communications Association (Outstanding Young Educator award 1982), Council Indiana Colleges (board directors), Indiana College Indiana (executive board member).

Connections

Children: Sarah Kate Keller, John Christian Keller.

father:
John Frederick Young

mother:
Miriam Lucile (Kindy) Young

children:
Sarah Kate Keller Switzer

John Christian Keller Switzer