DAA 2011: Marjorie (Smith) Blewett BA’48


Marjorie (Smith) Blewett, BA’48

Marjorie (Smith) Blewett, BA’48, has been closely associated with IU journalism longer than anyone else. The Bloomington native entered the department as a freshman 67 years ago and returned to teach in 1965 after a career at newspapers in Bloomington and Lafayette, Ind. She is best known for her work as the school’s placement director from 1969 to 1990.

She continues to be involved with the school, serving as its historian and as a member of its alumni board.