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literature and language professor , writer

Sally Beaver Buckner, American literature and language professor, writer.

Background

Buckner, Sally Beaver was born on November 3, 1931 in Statesville, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Henry George and Foda Leigh (Stack) Beaver.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1953. Master of Arts in English, North Carolina State University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1980.

Career

Teacher Arlington Junior High School, Gastonia, North Carolina, 1953-1954, Protestant School, Goldsboro, 1962-1965. Journalist Raleigh Times, 1966-1968. Teaching assistant North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1968-1970.

Professor English Peace College, 1970-1998. Member scholar's advisory board MotheRead. Chair North Carolina Writers' Conference, 1988-1989.

Religion

The scriptures are the final authority for all faith and practice.

Politics

Christians should exercise vigorously their responsibilities to participate in the political process by registering to vote, educating themselves about the issues, and voting according to their biblical beliefs, convictions, and values.

Views

God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Membership

Member Legislation Study Commission for Emotionally Disturbed Children, North Carolina, 1970-1971, Women's Good Will Committee, Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1963-1965. Co-chair arts education panel Department Cultural Resources, Raleigh, 1977-1981. Board directors North Carolina Autism Society, 1969-1973, North Carolina Literature and History Society, 1981-1986.

Member North Carolina Poetry Society (poet laureate festival chair 1988-1989), North Carolina Literature Hall of Fame (chair selection committee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, gardening, reading.

Connections

Married Robert Lynn Buckner, August 21, 1954. Children: George Robert, Sally Lynn, Theodore Warren.

father:
Henry George Beaver

mother:
Foda Leigh (Stack) Beaver

spouse:
Robert Lynn Buckner

children:
George Robert Buckner

Sally Lynn Buckner

Theodore Warren Buckner