Bachelor, University Maryland, 1946. Master of Arts, University Maryland, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1960.
Director reading & study skills program, associate professor education University Maryland, College Park, 1958-1966. Academy advisor, director, member graduate faculty University California Student Learning Center, Berkeley, 1968-1979.
Fellow American Council Development Education Association, American Psychological Association Counseling. Member American Men. Science, Women of the South, College Reading & Learning Association.
Married George A. Maxwell. Children: Christine, George A., Barbara. Married Walter Spieth.