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Nancy Anthony retires from Idaho State University after 47 years of service

Posted July 17, 2012

Nancy Anthony is retiring from the Idaho State University State University Eli M. Oboler Library after 47 years of service, five as a student employee and 42 as a state employee.

Anthony began working at the Oboler Library as a student assistant in 1965. In 1970, the year she graduated from ISU with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in education, she became a regular employee of the library, becoming manager of the Interlibrary Loan Department. She is finishing her career as head of the Interlibrary Loan Department.

A retirement reception for Anthony will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the ISU Magnuson Alumni House, 921 S. Eighth Ave.

Nancy and her husband Dan Anthony have had a lifetime association with ISU. Dan received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in sociology in 1971 and started working for ISU in 1972. He has held a variety of positions and currently serves as Purchasing Services assistant director and contracts purchasing agent.

During their college days, both were active in student organizations. Nancy was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi, and remains an active member of this alumni group and is listed in Who’s Who of American Women. Nancy was recognized as a Woman of Achievement in 1988 by Zonta International.

Dan and Nancy have been donors to ISU since 1985 and have achieved the ISU Foundation Garnet Legacy level of giving.  Charitable giving has included both KISU radio and TV. Both have been annual contributors to United Way. The Anthonys were also in the initial group of donors to the Stephens Performing Arts Center and have purchased seats in the Beverly Bistline Thrust Theatre. The couple has two daughters.

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