Carolyn Z. Bartlett (1989-1990)

Dr. Carolyn Bartlett earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Indiana State University and her Doctorate from Illinois State University. Carolyn began her professional career in 1966 in University housing, serving as Resident Director at Indiana State University and then at Illinois State. She went on to work in the Illinois State University admissions and registrar offices until her retirement in January 2004. Carolyn provided many years of service and leadership as Registrar and Transfer Coordinator at Illinois State University.

Carolyn began her active participation in IACRAO as an article contributor for the 1982 IACRAO Chronicle. She gave numerous presentations at the annual meetings, participated in IACRAO workshops, and served IACRAO as Treasurer Elect, Treasurer, President Elect, President, and Past President. Carolyn was also active in  AACRAO as a presenter at several AACRAO annual meetings and served on the AACRAO Task Force on Transfer Articulation.

In addition to her work in IACRAO and AACRAO, Carolyn served as an officer for Transfer Coordinators of Illinois Colleges and Universities, Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs, ACT Illinois Executive Council and Organization of Admissions and Records Officers of State Universities. Carolyn co-authored the HECA grant that funded the Illinois Articulation Initiative Statewide Information System and assumed an active role in the development of the curriculum supporting the Illinois Articulation Imitative

Carolyn received many awards including the Governor's Workforce Development Staff Collaboration Award. According to her colleagues, Carolyn will be remembered for her knowledge, accessibility, attention to detail, excellent customer service, and for giving a "verbal gold star" for work well done. Besides her formal education , Carolyn is grateful for the lasting friendships and the excellent professional development opportunities provided by AACRAO and IACRAO. She has many fond memories of her professional career..