Dr. Betty McCartneyBetty Crickard McCartney is an Extension Professor Emeritus at West Virginia University. She retired in 1990 after 39 years as a WVU Extension Administrator/Educator. She served as a county 4-H agent and as an Extension Home Economist, Charleston area program coordinator, state leadership development specialist and state director of home economics and 4-H programs. She has served as an instructor for the Appalachian Lifelong Learner program.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics, Dietetics from Berea College, a master’s degree in Human Development Education from the University of Maryland and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from Walden University.
Betty and her late husband, Dr. Hunter McCartney, were very active in their community. She serves as an elder at First Presbyterian Church in Morgantown, is a past president of Morgantown Area Meals on Wheels and has delivered meals to the homebound for 19 years. She is active in the Monongahela Garden Club, the Present Day Club and the Florence Stewart Book Club.
Betty has one daughter, Jennifer Crickard Tschetter, who resides in Brookings, South Dakota.