Bachelor of Science, Illinois State University, 1972. Master of Library Science, University Illinois, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1986.
Head adult services Bloomington (Illinois) Public Library., 1974-1978. Instructor Illinois State University, Normal, 1977-1982. Director health science library BroMenn Regional Healthcare, Bloomington, 1981-1988.
Assistant executive director Illinois Valley Library. System, Pekin, 1988-1992. Library Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, since 1992.
Consultant healthcare libraries, since 1979.
Member McLean County Arts Council, Bloomington, 1976-1978. Vice president Alumni Association, Illinois State University, Normal, 1977-1982. Member American Library Association (councilor 1994-1998), Illinois Library.
Association (vice president 1994-1995, president 1995-1996), Library. Administration and Management Association (president 1991-1992), Medical Library. Association, Medical Library.
Association of Health Information Professionals (certified, distinguished member), Illinois Library. Computer Systems Organization Consortia (president, 2003-2005), Beta Phi Mu (elected board directors 1999-2005).
Married Richard Lee Stroyan, August 7, 1971 (divorced). Children: Kathryn, Emily, Peter, David Alikah. Married Carl Richard Bennett, May 16, 1992.