David Ray Dowell Edit Profile
Bachelor in History, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1964. Master of Arts in History, University Illinois, 1966. Master of Library Science, University Illinois, 1972.
Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1986.
Teacher Wilson Junior High School, Tulsa, 1964-1965. Head library administrative services Iowa State University, Ames, 1972-1975. Assistant university librarian Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1975-1981.
Director libraries Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1981—1990. Library director & assistant dean Pasadena City College, California, 1991—1995. Director library/learning resources Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, since 1995.
Consultant County Commissioner's Library Planning Committee, Durham, 1976, Governor's Conference on Libraries and Information Services, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1978, Biblioteca do Centro Batista, Goiania, Brazil, 1978.
When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.
Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.
Trustee Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District, Illinois, 1985-1987. Served to captain United States Air Force, 1967-1971. Member American Library Association (chairman professional ethics committee 1977-1978, chairman election committee 1982-1983, chairman library personnel advisory committee 1979-1980, career pathways task force, 2000-2002, awards committee 2001-2005, Library. of Future award jury, 2002-2003, chairman 2003-2004, education committee, 2003-2004, scholarship taskforce, 2004-2005), Association College and Research Libraries (nominat ing committee 1979-1980, library technical assistant training committee, 1992-2005, chair 1993-1995, academic status committee, since 1993, institutional priorities & faculty rewards task force, 1997, professional development com, 1997-2001, Learning Resources Leadership award, 2007), Library.
Administration & Management Association (board directors 1981-1983, membership committee& governmental affairs task force, 1983-1984, alternative finance task force, 1984-1985, orientation committee, 1985-1987).
Married Arlene Grace Taylor, May 9, 1964 (divorced 1983). Children: Deborah Ruth, Jonathan Ray. Married Denise Jaye Christie, August 19, 1983.
Stepchildren: David Lee Smithey, Jason Alan Smithey.
1964 - 1965
1972 - 1975
1975 - 1981
1981 - 1990
1991 - 1995