‘Tick lady’ retiring after 20 years of service
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
FULTON, Mo. - Mary Spratt, a William Woods University science professor who is nationally known for her tick research, is retiring after 20 years.
Known by some as the “tick lady,” Spratt is a Cox Distinguished Professor of Science and a recognized authority on Missouri ticks.
Spratt, 76, is also known for her work in re-establishing the biological sciences program at William Woods.