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Frank Quinn

Dean of University Library Services
Lenoir-Rhyne University

One of my favorite things about the Association of Christian Librarians is the emphasis on *librarians*. My vision for ACL is one that builds on member engagement, encourages leadership, creates professional development opportunities, and enhances existing, but encourages new intellectual property for the Association. ACL has been very well led, and consequently, we've seen membership growth, new grant support opportunities, and exciting new interest groups. I am especially encouraged by our increasingly international membership. My prayer is that this organization will continue to be a blessing to its members and to its members' libraries and institutions.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, IN, 1996
  • Master of Science in Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, 1984
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, 1981

Professional Positions:

  • Dean of University Library Services, Lenoir-Rhyne University, NC, 2018Present
  • Director of Ryan Library, Point Loma Nazarene University, CA, 20062018
  • Associate Librarian (Reference Dept.), Indiana University, IN, 19882006

State, regional, and national professional organizations activities:

  • Association of Christian Librarians, Member, 2001Present
  • American Library Association (ALA), Member, 1995Present
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Member, 2006Present
  • North Carolina Library Association, Member, 2018Present
  • North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities Library Collaborative (NLC), Chair, 20212022

ACL Activities

  • Nomination Team, 2020Present
  • Past President, 2016-2017
  • President, 20122016
  • Conference Host (San Diego, CA), 2013
  • ACL Board Director-at-large, 20092012
  • Liberal Arts Section Chair, 20092010
  • Conference Planning Team (Quincy, MA), 20062007; (San Diego, CA), 20112012
  • ACL Conference Presenter, 2003, 20052009, 2017