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Louise Wilby Knight, American writer. Grantee Indiana University Center on Phil., 1993, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1992, Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, 1989, Spencer Foundation, 1996, National Endowment of the Humanities, 2000. Co-founder Durham Dispute Settlement, 1981-1985; board directors Wesleyan University, Middletown, 1979-1982, Boston Women's Fund, Boston, 1988-1989.

Background

Knight, Louise Wilby was born on May 2, 1949 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Augustus, Junior and Frances (Berna) Knight.

Education

Bachelor, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1972. Master of Arts in Teaching, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1972.

Career

Research assistant, Learning Magazine, Palo Alto, California, 1973;marketing editor, Addison-Wesley Company, Menlo Park, California, 1973-1974;editor, annual report, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, Washington, 1974-1975;editor, Education Funding Research Council, Washington, 1975-1978;coordinator Office of Research Support, Duke U., Durham, North Carolina, 1978-1986;director Foundation and Corporation Relations, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, 1986-1991;director development, United South End Settlements, Boston, 1991-1992;trainer, consultant, The Grantsmanship Center, Los Angeles, 1993-1996. Workshop leader, Council for Advancement and Aupport of Education, Washington, 1989-1991. Consultant for nonprofits, since 1992.

Adjunct faculty Spertus College, since 1994, School The Art Institute of Chicago, since 1996. Research associate Five College Women's StudiesCtr. Mount Holyoke College, 1996.

Visiting lecturer Northwestern University, 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author essays. Contributor articles to professional journals, publications.

Membership

Co-founder Durham Dispute Settlement, 1981-1985. Board directors Wesleyan University, Middletown, 1979-1982, Boston Women's Fund, Boston, 1988-1989.

Connections

father:
Augustus Knight

mother:
Frances (Berna) Knight