Gentry Holbert Named Director of Library and Information Resource Services at Spring Hill College

Fri, 09/12/2008 (All day)

MOBILE – Gentry Lankewicz Holbert has been named director of Library and Information Resource Services at Spring Hill College. She most recently served as library director at the Mobile Infirmary Medical Center.

Holbert has also held academic positions at Southeastern Louisiana University, the University of South Alabama, and served as information services manager at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Washington, D.C.  She has also taught as an adjunct instructor in the College of Business at the University of South Alabama.

In 2001-2002, Holbert was awarded a Fulbright grant to lecture at the V. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine in Kiev as well as coordinate computer automation of library technology and creation of electronic resources. During this time, the U.S. State Department sent her throughout Russia and Krygyzstan to assist with the selection of recipient institutions for technology grants through the Soros Foundations Network.

Holbert has an undergraduate degree in English literature from Spring Hill College and a Master of Library and Information Science from Louisiana State University.