Bachelor in Social Welfare cum laude, California State University, Chico, 1973. Bachelor in Spanish, California State University, Chico, 1973. Master of Arts in Education, California State University, Chico, 1981.
Doctor of Education, University San Francisco, 1991.
Migrant education community aide, 1968-1970;
case aide counselor, Mental Retardation Service, Chico, California, 1970-1972;
elementary school teacher, Mental Retardation Service, Chico, California, 1973-1975;
instructor, lecturer, California State University, Chico, 1975-1991;
administrative fellow, California State University, Chico, 1982-1983;
coordinator, Upward Bound project, Chico, 1976-1980;
director student affirmative action, Upward Bound project, Chico, 1980-1986;
director educational equity services programs, 1986-1989;
director university outreach programs, university educational equity officer, 1991-1995;
associate vice provost for student affairs, dean of students, Arizona State University, West Phoenix, since 1995. Lecturer cross-cultural awareness for counseling program Laverne U., 1984-1990. Past member of advisory board Western Association Ednl.
Opportunity Programs. Keynote speaker, workshop presenter in field. Consultant workshop for county school teachers and administrators, 1990-1991.
Past member of advisory board Ednl. Equity Superior vena cava syndrome. Consultant on early childhood education Orcut School District, Santa Monica, California, 1976.
Instructor California Community College, since 1988. Participant National Association Student Svc. Professionals Symposium for Women Preparing to Become Senior Student Affairs Officers.
Chairman student affirmative action advisory board California Academy Partnership Program. Co-founder Hispanic Professional Group. Past member community advisory board Upward Bound.
Consultant Mendocino National Forest, 1991. Member American Association for Higher Education (Hispanic caucus), National Association Student Affairs Personnel, National Association Student Personal Administrators, National Association for Women in Education, Hispanic Association for Comty. and Education (board directors, past president), Southeast Asian Student Association, Arizona Hispanic Chamber of C., Phi Delta Kappa, Lambda Theta Nu (founding advisor).
Married Peter Paul Lopez, 1954 (divorced 1976). Children: Peter John, Marie Anne, Henry Matthew, Vincent Martin, Renee Marie.