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Dean

Roberta Edwina Coughlin Tenney, American dean. Member National Association College Admissions Counselors, College Board Association, National Association Indiana Schools, National Association Prins. Schools for Girls (member county 1994-1996).

Background

Tenney, Roberta Edwina Coughlin was born on January 19, 1945 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Robert Edward and M. Geraldine (Barry) Couglin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University New Hampshire, 1968. A.M., Dartmouth College, 1974. Certified advanced studies Harvard University, 1982.

History teacher St. PaulsSch., Concord, New Hampshire, 1970, administrator, history teacher 1970-1983, department chairman, 1977-1978, college admissions adviser, 1984-1987, dean of faculty, 1987-1988, vice rector 1988-1996. Interim executive director New Hampshire Humanities Council,1996-1997. Board of directors New Hampshire Council World Affairs, 1976.

Volunteer United Way, 1970. Vice chairperson Bicentennial Committee, 1975-1976. Board advanced studies program state wide gifted children, 1979.

Vice president Child and Family Services, New Hampshire, 1979. Trustee, Executive Committee, University System, State of New Hampshire, 1994. Executive director Leadership New Hampshire, 1998.

Career

Teacher St. Pauls School, Concord, New Hampshire, 1970, administrator, teacher, 1970-1983, department chairman, 1977-1978, college admissions adviser, 1984-1987, dean of faculty, 1987-1988, vice rector, 1988-1996. Interim executive director New Hampshire Humanities Council, 1996-1997. Administrator New Hampshire Department Education, since 2004.

Board member River College, New Hampshire, since 1999, New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, since 2008.

Membership

Volunteer United Way, 1970. Board directors New Hampshire Council World Affairs, 1976. Vice chairperson Bicentennial Committee, 1975-1976.

Board advanced studies program state wide gifted children, 1979. Vice president Child and Family Services, New Hampshire, 1979. Trustee, member executive committee University Systems, State of New Hampshire, 1994—2002.

Executive director Leadership New Hampshire, 1998—2001. Member National Association College Admissions Counselors, College Board Association, National Association Indiana Schools, National Association Principals Schools Girls (member council 1994-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, sailing, tennis, squash.

Connections

Married Rodney Emerson Tenney, December 26, 1968. Children: Catherine, Thomas.

father:
Robert Edward Coughlin

mother:
M. Geraldine (Barry) Coughlin

spouse:
Rodney Emerson Tenney

children:
Catherine Tenney

Thomas Tenney