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Susan Jean Whitson, American library director. Recipient United States Air Force Meritorious award for General Librarians, 1990; Heriot-Watt University Wilson fellow, 1983. Member American Association of University Women, Special Libraries Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Museum.

Background

Whitson, Susan Jean was born on June 20, 1951 in Hot Springs, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Charles Krieg and Jean Marilyn (Barta) Failing.

Education

Bachelor in English with distinction, Montana State University, 1973; Master of Arts in Library./Information Science, University of Wisconsin, 1984.

Career

Library assistant, Montana State University Library., Bozeman, 1976-1979, 82-83; research assistant department of plant/soil science, Montana State University, Bozeman, 1980-1982; owner, information specialist, copy editor, The Word Merchant, Bozeman, 1980-1983; graduate student assistant, University of Wisconsin Libraries, Madison, 1984; reference library, United States Air Force Academy Libraries, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1985-1988; base library, United States Air Force, Hurlburt Field, Florida, since 1988.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women, Special Libraries Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Museum.

Connections

Married Stephen Stone Whitson, January 11, 1987. 1 child, Shane Stephen.

father:
Charles Krieg Failing

mother:
Jean Marilyn (Barta) Failing

spouse:
Stephen Stone Whitson

child:
Shane Stephen Whitson