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business administration educator

Karen VanBrunt-Kramer, business administration educator.


VanBrunt-Kramer, Karen was born on May 1, 1934 in Milwaukee.


Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1956. Master of Arts, New York University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1992.


Owner Design By Karen Lee, Larchmont, New York, 1975—1982. Interior designer Maurice Vallency Design, New York City, 1976—1979. Graduate research associate Center on Education and Training for Employment, Columbus, Ohio, 1987—1992.

Associate professor business administration St. Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1992—1999. Lecturer and curriculum developer entrepreneurship state vocational schools, high schools, colleges, universities throughout United States and Eastern Europe, 1987-1992. Instructor Berkeley School, White Plains, New York, 1968-1982.

Adjunct professor New York City Community College, 1979-1983, Milwaukee Area Technology College, 1983-1985, Columbus State Community College, 1986-1990, Capital University, Columbus, 1998, University Wisconsin Milwaukee, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee. Participant Women in Society Citizen Ambassador Program to China, 1997, leader Women in Executive Management Business, 1998. Member Institute World Affairs, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, since 1999.


Member Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1992—1999, West Hartford Art League, 1993—1999. Volunteer University Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Little Sisters of the Poor, St. Joseph Residence, Enfield, Connecticut, 1989—1992, Milwaukee Art Museum. Docent Columbus Symphony Orchestra, 1986—1992.

Member women's guild First Community Church, Columbus, 1985—1992. Member of National Association of Female Executives, American Association of University Women (past social chair Wisconsin branch), American Association of University Professors (membership chair 1993-1997), The Hope in Tanzanian Foundation (board directors since 2004), Service Corporation of Retired Executive, Omicron Tau Theta, World Federalist Association, National Education Center for Women in Business (Milwaukee secretary/treasurer 2001-2003), American Management Association, American Marketing Association, Coalition for Effective Organizations, Ohio Vocational Association, American Vocational Association, World Affairs Council, Military Intercity Congregations Allied for Hope (board directors since 2005), Peace Seekers (Peace Action and Steering committee since 2004), Citizens for Global Solutions (treasurer 2004-2007), Delta Pi Epsilon, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Lambda Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Theater, art, music, photography, ice dancing.


D. Roy Charles and Viola Marguerita (Yerges) VanBrunt. Married Allen Lloyd Weitermann (divorced 1963). 1 child, Tera Lee Johnson.

Married Keith Kramer (divorced 1979). Children: Holden Jon, Stafford James.

Allen Lloyd Weitermann

Keith Kramer

Tera Lee Johnson VanBrunt-Kramer

Holden Jon VanBrunt-Kramer

Stafford James VanBrunt-Kramer