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Carolyn Cobb Oakley

Carolyn Cobb Oakley, American library director, academic administrator. Member American Library Association, North Carolina Library. Association, American Association Women in Community Colleges, Southeast Library. Association, North Carolina Community College Learning Resources Association.

Background

  • Oakley, Carolyn Cobb was born on November 5, 1946 in Wilson, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Raymond Earl and Edna Gay (Hardison) Cobb.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, East Carolina University, 1969. Master of Education, East Carolina University, 1970. Postgraduate, University North Carolina, 1977.

      Postgraduate, North Carolina State University, since 1986.

    Career

    • Cataloger North Carolina Department Community College, Raleigh, 1969-1970. Library Vance-Granville Community College, Henderson, North Carolina, 1970-1976, coordinator library services, 1976-1987. Director Learning Resources Center, 1987-1988.

      Department chair for learning resources Wilson (North Carolina) Technology Community College, 1989-1996. Director Learning Resources Center Cape Fear Community College, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1996—2005. Consultant Rose's Stores, Henderson, 1986-1987, Arkansas Department Higher Education, Little Rock, 1994.

    Works

    • Author: Index to Doctoral Theses, 1967-1985 (North Carolina State University), 1987.

    Politics

    Baptist churches should celebrate the racial, cultural and theological diversity witnessed within its membership.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Through The Lord’s Supper, or Holy Communion, the bread and cup symbolize the broken body and shed blood offered by Christ recall God’s great love for people. As they did for the disciples on the eve of Christ’s crucifixion.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, North Carolina Library. Association, American Association Women in Community Colleges, Southeast Library. Association, North Carolina Community College Learning Resources Association.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Carroll Oakley, November 25, 1971 (divorced October 1988). 1 child, Robert Carroll Oakley, Junior.
    • father: Raymond Earl Cobb
    • mother: Edna Gay (Hardison) Cobb
    • spouse: Robert Carroll Oakley
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    Born November 5, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      E. Carolina University
    • 1970
      E. Carolina University
    • 1977
      University North Carolina
    • 1969 - 1970
      Cataloger North Carolina Department Community College
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    • 1970 - 1976
      library Vance-Granville Community College
      Henderson, Nevada, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      director, Learning Resources Center
    • 1989 - 1996
      department chair for learning resources Wilson (North Carolina) Technology Community College
    • 1996 - 2005
      director, Learning Resources Center Cape Fear Community College
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
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