Anne graduated from Dickinson College, where she studied English literature and developed a keen interest in archives. Before arriving in College Park, Anne worked for four years in the Baltimore City Archives and Record Center. Anne joined the staff of the University of Maryland Libraries in 1985. She worked in the Office of Special Collections and was promoted to University Archivist in 1993. She is the first woman to hold this title in the University's history. Anne is a strong supporter of many university programs, including The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center and the Maryland Bands, in addition to her support of the University Libraries.