Nita Sundbye Sewell, EdD

Year Inducted


Career Field

Higher Education Administration


  • Assistant Dean and Director of Teacher Education at the University of Kansas
  • 1976-1980 Chairperson of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Author of 5 films and filmstrips and 11 books on reading education
  • 1967: Named an Outstanding Young Woman of America
  • 1989: Recipient of the School of Education Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching
  • 1989: Honored with the Kansas Reading Association Outstanding Researcher Award