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Joanne Woodyard Boyle, American academic administrator. Named Pennsylvania Professor of Year Council for the Advancement and Support Higher Education, 1985.


Boyle, Joanne Woodyard was born on October 27, 1935 in White Plains, New York, United States. Daughter of George Gordon and Josephine (Tschinkel) Woodyard.


Bachelor, Seton Hill College, 1957. Master of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1983.


Instructor English department, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1958-1959;assistant professor, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1960-1967;associate professor, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1968-1985;professor, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1985-1987;president, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, since 1987. Board visitors College Arts and Sciences. Member scholarship selection committee Timken Company Ednl.

Fund, Inc., Canton, Ohio. Vice chair Executive Committee Women's College Coalition, Washington, 1993. Board directors Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Integra Trust Company, Pittsburgh.


Vice chair World Affairs Council Pittsburgh. Board directors Greensburg Area Cultural Council, 1988, Westmoreland Museum Art, Greensburg, 1988. Active advisory committee Secretariat for Catholic-Jewish Relations, Washington, 1988.

Member American Association Higher Education, Commission for Indiana Colleges and Universities (executive committee 1990), World Affairs Council (board directors 1990), Pennsylvania Association Colleges and Universities (personnel committee 1990).


Married Arthur J. Boyle Junior. Children: Arthur III, Elizabeth, B. Patrick, John W., Terence G., J. Teig, Morgan.

George Gordon Woodyard

Josephine (Tschinkel) Woodyard

Arthur J. Boyle Junior

Arthur III Boyle

Elizabeth Boyle

B. Patrick Boyle

John W. Boyle

Terence G. Boyle

J. Teig Boyle

Morgan Boyle