Kaye Howe accepted a faculty position in Humanities and Comparative Literature at the University of Colorado in 1968. She came from Washington University in St. Louis where she received both her B.A. and Ph.D. Degrees. She served as Vice Chancellor for Academic Services at CU and had one delicious year as Acting Director of the Henderson Museum while the Director was on leave. She was President of Western State College in Gunnison, President of International University (an early distance education organization). She was Executive Director of the National Science Digital Library, a major education initiative of the National Science Foundation and retired from that position in 2013. She was most recently on the boards of Boulder Community Hospital, the I Have A Dream Foundation and the YWCA and is currently on the board of Frasier.