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Meet Jo Ann!

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How long have you been at Wofford?
I came to Wofford as a first-year student in 1985 and never left.

What is your favorite book?
I have different favorites in different genres.
Children's books: Something for Nothing, Too Many Tamales, A Bad Case of the Stripes, Mama Do You Love Me?, Charlotte's Web
Young adult books: Night, The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter Series
Literature: Crime and Punishment (I know, I know), To Kill a Mockingbird, As I Lay Dying
Mystery: The Kincaid and James series by Deborah Crombie
Contemporary Fiction: The Handmaid's Tale, The Kite Runner (actually all of Khaled Hosseini's books), The Birth of Venus, The Girl with the Pearl Earring, Remarkable Creatures, Water for Elephants, The Mermaid Chair

Favorite quote?
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." Aristotle

Favorite movie or TV show?
Chocolat (movie); Justified (TV show)

What other hats do you wear at Wofford?
I wear whatever hat the college wants me to wear. I enjoy being a contributor in whatever form that takes.

I waste too much time...
I'm not a big time waster, but I do get really caught up in vacation or travel research.

These are a few of my favorite things...
I'm not a big collector of things, but I enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, cooking, reading, playing sports (any and all) and working in the yard.

One last thing about you?
I love being a mom more than anything else in the world! My husband, Bill, and I have three incredible children — Annie, Abbey and Daniel — who keep us humble, focused on what's important and always laughing.