Dr. Betty Jo Welch of the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW).
Dr. Betty Jo Hyde Welch (1934-1987) was a well respected professor of Speech Communications at UNCW. She began teaching at UNCW in 1970 as the first full-time faculty member in the discipline, and worked hard to foster the division into the present -day Department of Communications. She was very active in the Wilmington community at large, as well as the university system, serving and chairing on a number of faculty committees. The Dr. Betty Jo Welch Communications Studies Alumni Scholarship is offered each spring to deserving students in her honor.
Welch, Betty Jo Hyde; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; College teachers
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