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university arts administrator

John Dale Kennedy, American university arts administrator. Board directors Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Springfield, since 1988. Member International Association Auditorium Managers, Box Office Management International, Association Performing Arts Presenters, United States Institute Theatre Technology, Illinois Arts Alliance (board directors), Illinois Presenters Network, Springfield Area Arts Council.

Background

Kennedy, John Dale was born on October 6, 1945 in Long Beach, California, United States. Son of Marvin Dale and Barbara Joyce (Bender) Kennedy.

Education

Bachelor in Theatre Arts, California State University, Long Beach, 1968. Master of Science in Counseling, California State University, Long Beach, 1974.

Career

Student activities coordinator California State University, Long Beach, 1969-1974. Director cultural entertainment office South Dakota State University, Brookings, 1974-1978. Director university programs University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1978-1980.

Auditorium director Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, since 1980.

Membership

Board directors Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Springfield, since 1988. Member International Association Auditorium Managers, Box Office Management International, Association Performing Arts Presenters, United States Institute Theatre Technology, Illinois Arts Alliance (board directors), Illinois Presenters Network, Springfield Area Arts Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, film watching.

Connections

Married Ronee Celeste Laughlin, August 17, 1968.

father:
Marvin Dale Kennedy

mother:
Barbara Joyce (Bender) Kennedy

spouse:
Ronee Celeste Laughlin