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Martha May McCarthy, American education educator.


McCarthy, Martha May was born on July 9, 1945 in Louisville. Daughter of James Warren and Martha (Adams) M.


Bachelor in Elementary Education, University Kentucky, 1966. Master of Arts in Curriculum Design and Management, University Kentucky, 1969. Specialist in Education, University Florida, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration, University Florida, 1975.


Teacher, Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, Kentucky, 1966-1969;teacher corps field coordinator, instructor College Education, U. Kentucky, 1970-1971;assistant director, acting director Project Focus, Louisville Public Schools, 1971-1973;fellow Ednl. Resource Management Specialists College Education, U. Florida, 1973-1974;director instructional planning and management, Louisville Public Schools, Jefferson County (Kentucky) Public Schools, 1974-1975;special assistant to dean School Education, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1981-1982;associate dean faculties, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1982-1984;from assistant professor to professor School Education, Indiana U., Bloomington, since 1975;director Consortium on Ednl. Policy Studies, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1986-1990;co-director Indiana Education Policy Center, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1990-1992;Chancellor professor, Indiana U., Bloomington, since 1995;chair Ednl.

Leadership Program, Indiana U., Bloomington, since 1997. Member technical assistance panel National Center Education Stats, since 1988. Member of advisory committee UCEA Center for Study Department Chair, since 1988, advisory board Center Ednl.

Finance, since 1988; member of advisory committee center for School-Based Decision Making and Management, Monash U., Melbourne, since 1988. Member Indiana Board Education Curriculum Advisory Council, 1988-1991, co-chair county policy committee, 1989-1991. Member of advisory board Center Excellence, Memphis State University, since 1989.

Member Indiana Task Force on Ednl. Choice, 1989-1990.



Board directors Monroe County Y Fitness Center, Bloomington, 1978-1994, board secretary, 1990. Member American Educational Finance Association (editorial board since 1977), American Educational Research Association (vice president division A 1992-1994), National Organization Legal Problems Education Convention (president 1984-1985, McGhehey award outstanding contribution to school law 1992), University Council Educational Administration (president 1984-1985), Politics of Education Association (chair membership committee 1990-1992), Pi Lambda Theta.


Married George D. Kuh. Children: Kari Ann, Kristian Randolph.

James Warren M.

Martha (Adams) M.

George D. Kuh

Kari Ann McCarthy

Kristian Randolph McCarthy