Associate of Arts, Stephens College, 1945. Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, 1947.
Production design manager University North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1963-1977. Production and design manager Stanford University Press, Palo Alto, California, 1977-1980. Founder, president, designer Kachergis Book Design, Pittsboro, North Carolina, since 1980.
Visiting professor Radcliffe School Public, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979-1982.
Member American Association University Presses (board directors 1978-1980).
Married George J. Kachergis, July 6, 1946 (deceased August 1974). Children: Peter W., Karl George, Anne Olga. Married Jess G. Bell, 1986 (deceased April 2001).