Nancy K. Carroll, a former University of Maryland professor, died of emphysema Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Lexington, Ky. She was 74.
The former Nancy Kealhofer was born in Durant, Miss., but moved with her parents to Missouri, where she was educated in the public school system. She received a bachelor of arts degree 1937 from Washington College in St. Louis.
In 1950, she married Edward Carroll. When he died in 1964, she returned to St. Louis and Washington College to earn her master's degree in 1966 and doctoral degree in 1970, both in social work.