Tag Archives: Promotion

Matthew Baker Named Head of the Burke Library


Matthew Baker is the new Head of the Institutional Member Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University Libraries.

Previously, Matthew was the Collection Services Librarian at the Burke Library, and has held positions at Northeastern University Library and the American University in Cairo. He has a MSLIS from Simmons College, MDiv from Westminster Seminary, and a BA in English Literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Christopher J. Anderson Appointed New Special Collections Librarian at Yale Divinity Library


We are excited to announce that Christopher J. Anderson has been named the Special Collections Librarian and Curator of the Day Missions Collection at Yale Divinity Library at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

Chris was formerly the Associate Dean of Libraries at Drew University, preceded by his time as Head of Special Collections, Archives, and Methodist Librarian. He also hosted a college radio show and served as the baseball coach at Drew University. He received his PhD and MPhil in Religion from Drew, MSLIS from Syracuse University, MDiv from Asbury Seminary, and BS from Houghton College.

Kristine Veldheer Appointed Library Director of Paul Bechtold Library


Kristine Veldheer has been appointed as the Library Director of the Paul Bechtold Library at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, Illinois.

Kris previously served at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, as Instructor for Interactive Teaching, and at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, as Head of Public Services and as an Instruction and Technology Librarian.

Evan Boyd Appointed Library Director at United Lutheran Seminary


We are excited to announce that Evan Boyd has been named Library Director at United Lutheran Seminary (ULS).

ULS formed from the unification of two historic Lutheran seminaries in Gettysburg and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Boyd will serve as the first Library Director for the consolidated seminary and will be responsible for both the Krauth branch (Philadelphia) and the Wentz branch (Gettysburg).

Dale C. Dobias Appointed Director of the Spencer Library

Dale C. Dobias was appointed the Director of the Spencer Library at the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.

Dale holds an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MA in Theology from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, and a BA in Communications and Theatre Art from Taylor University. He has served the Spencer Library for twenty-five years.

Karl Stutzman to Serve as AMBS Library Director

We are excited to announce that Karl Stutzman has been named the new Director of Library Services at the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) effective July 1, 2016.

Karl has been serving the AMBS library since 2008, most recently as Assistant Director for Digital Library Services. He joined ATLA in 2008 and has been an active member, including chairing the Emerging Technology Interest Group and attending ATLA Conferences. In 2013 he was selected to attend the Wabash Center Teacher and Learning Colloquy for Theological School Librarians.

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