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David Kohl

David Kohl, dean, emeritus librarian. Rockefeller fellow Rockefeller Foundation, 1965-1966; Disciples House scholar Disciples Divinity House, Chicago, 1965-1969; Senior Fulbright fellowship, Turkey, 2003, Bangalore, India, 2004-2005, Greece, 2004-2005, Taiwan, 2005.

Background

  • Kohl, David was born on July 31, 1942 in Grand Island, Nebraska, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Carleton College, 1965. Master of Theology Divinity School, University Chicago, 1967. DMn, University Chicago, 1969.

      Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1972.

    Career

    • Assistant director Admission and Aid University Chicago, 1969-1972. Social Sciences reference librarian Washington State University, Pullman, 1972-1977, head central circulation, 1977-1980. Undergrad librarian University Illinois, Urbana, 1980-1986.

      Assistant director Public Services University Colorado, Boulder, 1986-1991, head Norlin Library., 1989-1991. Dean, university library University Cincinnati, 1991—2002, emeritus, since 2002. Director University Cincinnati Digital Press, 1996—2003.

      Editor-in-chief Journal Academic Librarianship, since 2003. International library consultant, since 2003. Associate professor University Illinois Urbana Library.

      School, 1984-1986, Emporia State University, 1991-1992, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1992, University Kentucky, 1994. Consultant in field.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Relief houseparent for Learning Disabled Student Whitman County Mental Health, Pullman, Washington, 1973-1975. Koinonia House Board (president 1979-1980), Pullman, 1975-1981. Member board Mental Health Foundation, Boulder County, 1986-1991.

    Member RASD Board, 1980-1982. Chair Systems and Services, LAMA, 1984. Chair Collection Development, RASD, 1988.

    President Reference and Adult Services Section, 1994. Member American Library Association (vice president, president reference and adult service division since 1993), Library.

    Personality

    Interests

    Jogging.

    Connections

    • Son of D. Franklin and La Vern Harriet (De Long) K. Married Marilyn L. Kohl, September 28, 1969 (divorced 1986). 1 child: Nathaniel F.
    • father: D. Franklin Kohl
    • mother: La Vern Harriet (De Long) Kohl
    • spouse: Marilyn L. Kohl
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    Born July 31, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Carleton College
    • 1967
      University Chicago
    • 1969
      University Chicago
    • 1972
      University Chicago
    • 1969 - 1972
      Assistant, director Admission and Aid University Chicago
    • 1972 - 1977
      Social Sciences reference librarian Washington State University
      Pullman, Washington, United States
    • 1980 - 1986
      undergrad librarian University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1986 - 1991
      assistant, director Public Services University Colorado
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
    • 1991 - 2002
      dean
    • 1996 - 2003
      director, University Cincinnati Digital Press
    • 2002
      dean
    • 2003
      editor-in-chief Journal Academic Librarianship
    • 2003
      intern, ational library consultant
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