|Birth: ||Oct. 9, 1899|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1971|
WHITEWATER — Miss Wynette Barnett, 71, Whitewater, retired chairman of the speech and theater department at Whitewater State University, died Sunday at her home.
Miss Barnett was formerly president of the Wisconsin Speech Association and the Wisconsin Deans of Women, and
was the first woman president of the Association of Wisconsin State College Faculties.
She earned her B.S. degree from Southwest Missouri State
College, her master's degree from the State University, of
Iowa, and her doctorate in speech from the University of
Wisconsin. She was the first woman president of the Whitewater branch of the American branch of the American Association of University Professors.
She first came to Whitewater in 1946 as the first woman dean since the late 1920's.
Funeral arrangements were to be made at the Skindingsrude Funeral Home here.
Created by: Barb
Record added: Dec 17, 2010
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Dr. Barnett, I think of you often and feel honored to have known you. You were a great lady.|
Added: Dec. 17, 2010