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Clark, Jo Anne, 1936-2020



Dr. Jo Anne Clark was born on August 20, 1936 in Old Hickory, Tennessee. She graduated from Dupont High School in 1954 and attended Nashville Business College where she played basketball. She transferred to Tennessee Polytechnic Institute in 1956. While at Tech, she was a cheerleader, vice president of the Baptist Student Union, on the Eagle yearbook and The Oracle student newspaper staff, ROTC attendant, Tech Choir soloist. She was also involved with the Christian Organization, Intramural Council, and Health and Physical Education Club. She graduated with a bachelors in Health and Physical Education in 1960. Following graduation, Clark worked for the Girl Scouts organizing summer camps for nine years. She worked with the Girl Scouts in Virginia Beach, Virginia; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Heidelberg, Germany. Clark started a M.S. in Guidance and Counseling at Tennessee Tech University in 1969. In 1970, she worked as the Assistant Dean of Women and International Students Advisor at Tech. She graduated in 1971 and took on the role of Director of International Student Affairs at Tech. She earned a Master of Public Administration in 1977 and a Doctorate of Public Administration in 1979, both from Nova University. Clark died on December 25, 2020.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

International student newspaper clippings scrapbook 1

 Digital Work
Identifier: Acc20210044_clippings1

International student newspaper clippings scrapbook 2

 Digital Work
Identifier: Acc20210044_clippings2

Jo Anne Clark - copy of 4X5 print for cheerleader I.D., 1970-08-14

 File — Box 71, Folder: 6
Content Description From the Collection:

Images of events on campus, scenery, special happenings, students, and faculty from Tech.

Dates: Other: 1970-08-14

Jo Anne Clark photograph albums

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-0044
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

Additional filters:

Digital Record 2
Unprocessed Material 1
Archival Object 1
College students 3
Students, Foreign 3
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
Foreign study 2
Host families of foreign students 2