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Kelly D. Campbell Appointed Director of the John Bulow Campbell Library and Associate Dean


At its spring meeting, Columbia Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees approved Kelly D. Campbell as the new associate dean and director of the John Bulow Campbell Library. Ms. Campbell is currently the Director of Library Services and Assistant Professor of Theological Research Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, CA, where she oversees general operations of five campus libraries in four different states.  

Columbia president Steve Hayner stated, “Kelly Campbell has proven to be a superb choice for the position. Her insights into the future of theological libraries, her familiarity with the latest advances in electronic resources, her facility in working with budgets in large and complex systems, and her interests in working with theological faculty and as a theological librarian all speak to the way she will enrich our common life here.”  

Ms. Campbell’s graduate degrees include a Masters degree in Library Science from Texas Women’s University and Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Golden Gate Seminary.  She is currently completing a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University.   Ms. Campbell has served as a Board member for the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) since 2007, including a term as chair of the Education Committee in 2011.

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