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Charles Bryan Lowry

Charles Bryan Lowry, American librarian, dean. Presenter Texas Voices Sesquicentennial, Fort Worth, 1986; member Forum Fort Worth, 1987-1992, Leadership Fort Worth, 1986-1987, Mayor's Committee, 1989-1990, Leadership Pittsburgh, since 1992. Member American Library Association (board directors library administration and management association 1989-1991), Rotary.

Background

  • Lowry, Charles Bryan was born on November 9, 1942 in Pensacola, Florida, United States. Son of Charles Wade and Susie (Kinney) Lowry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in History, Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama, 1964. Master of Arts in History, University Alabama, 1965. Master of Science in Library.

      Science, University North Carolina, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Florida, 1979.

    Career

    • Chair social science Faulkner State College, Bay Minette, Alabama, 1965-1969. Head reference Charlotte Library., University North Carolina, 1974-1978. Director library and learning resources Elon College, North Carolina, 1978-1980.

      Director libraries University South Alabama, Mobile, 1980-1985, University Texas, Arlington, 1985-1992. University library Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1992—1996. Dean libraries, professor University Maryland, College Park, 1996—2008.

      Executive director Association Research Libraries, Washington, since 2008. Indiana library consultant management and information technologies. Vice chair, board directors Southern Library.

      Network, Atlanta, 1983-1985. Users council representative Center Research Libraries, Chicago, Online Computer Library. Center, Dublin, Ohio, 1986-1988, member advisory committee on college and University libraries, since 1991.

      Treasurer, board directors AMIGOS Bibliographical Council, Dallas, 1988-1992, chairman board directors, 1991-1992, treasurer, 1990-1991, member budget and finance committee, 1989-1990. Chair library committee Association for Higher Education in North Texas, 1987-1989. Member University Texas Board Regents Committee on Library.

      Automation Standards, 1986-1987. Member Texas Council state University Libraries, since 1985, access advisory panel Center Research Libraries, since 1994.

    Works

    • Editor, associate editor Association Journal Library. Administration and Management, 1987-1991. Editor Managing Technology column Journal Academy Librarianship, since 1993.

      Manuscript reviewer University Alabama Press Committee, 1981-1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Presenter Texas Voices Sesquicentennial, Fort Worth, 1986. Member Forum Fort Worth, 1987-1992, Leadership Fort Worth, 1986-1987, Mayor's Committee, 1989-1990, Leadership Pittsburgh, since 1992. Member American Library Association (board directors library administration and management association 1989-1991), Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Marcia Duncan, November 2, 1985. Children: Bryan W., Druhan S.
    • father: Charles Wade Lowry
    • mother: Susie (Kinney) Lowry
    • spouse: Marcia Duncan
    • children: Bryan W. Lowry
    • Druhan S Lowry
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    Born November 9, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Spring Hill College
    • 1965
      University Alabama
    • 1974
      University North Carolina
    • 1979
      University Florida
    • 1965 - 1969
      Chair social science Faulkner State College
      Bay Minette, Alabama, United States
    • 1974 - 1978
      head, reference Charlotte Library
    • 1978 - 1980
      director, library and learning resources Elon College
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1980 - 1985
      director, libraries University South Alabama
      Mobile, Alabama, United States
    • 1985 - 1992
      director, libraries University South Alabama
      Arlington, Virginia, United States
    • 1992 - 1996
      university library Carnegie Mellon University
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 2008
      executive, director Association Research Libraries
      Washington, United States
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