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Ruth Kephart Southard

librarian , university official

Ruth Kephart Southard, American university official, librarian. Certified school media specialist, New York, Texas. Member Consortium College and University Media Centers (secretary 1988-1991, president 1992-1993, past president 1993-1994), Association College and University Telecomm. Administrators, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

Southard, Ruth Kephart was born on October 27, 1946 in Dover, Delaware, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Charlotte (Moore) Kephart.

Education

Bachelor in General Science, Houghton College, 1968. Master of Library Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1976.

Career

Teacher grade 5 Starpoint Center School, Lockport, New York, 1968-1970, media specialist, 1975-1976. Assistant media library North Texas State University, Denton, 1977-1979, manager Physics Instructional Center, 1979-1981. Media coordinator University Texas at Dallas, Richardson, 1981-1983, assistant library director, 1983-1987, associate library director for media services, 1987-1994, associate director media and telecommunications, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Certified school media specialist, New York, Texas.

Membership

Member Consortium College and University Media Centers (secretary 1988-1991, president 1992-1993, past president 1993-1994), Association College and University Telecomm. Administrators, Beta Phi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, hiking, sewing.

Connections

Married David Jonathan Southard, June 28, 1968. 1 child, Kelly Anne.