Linda has worked in Research Administration for over 14 years, and is currently serving part time in the role of Coordinator of Grantwriting for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. In her current position, she is responsible for assisting Oklahoma Higher Education institutions in their developing grantsmanship and research. Her experience before the Regents includes Dean, Director, Full Professor and Elementary Teacher, all involving grantsmanship. She earned an Ed.D. from Oklahoma State University in Curriculum and Instruction in 1974. She has been a member of NCURA since 2002.