We are excited to share that Andrew Keck has been named Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. Previously the Director of Library Services at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, this newly created position will have Andy working closely with Dean Craig C. Hill to provide leadership and management for school-wide projects and priorities. Areas of special emphasis will include church relations, student discernment related to deacon ministries, preparation of accreditation reports and visits, assisting in the development of grant proposals, and helping Dean Hill with development initiatives.
Before becoming director of Luther Seminary’s library in 2012, Andy worked for thirteen years in the library at Duke University Divinity School. And for the last three years at Luther Seminary, he also held the position of Director of Institutional Effectiveness.
Andy holds a master of theological studies degree from Boston University’s School of Theology and a master of library science degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Andy has been a member of ATLA since 1992 and has since played an integral part of the association. He currently serves as the chair of the Task Force on Scholarly Communication in Religion and Theology, he has served on the ATLA Board of Directors as Board President (2012) and Vice President (2011), and served as Columns Editor of Theological Librarianship.
Join us in congratulating Andy on this new position.