UAM Names Daniel Boice As Director Of The Taylor Library and Technology Center

MONTICELLO, AR — Daniel Boice, former college librarian and professor at Divine Word College in Epworth, Iowa, is the new director of the Taylor Library and Technology Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

            Boice spent 19 years at Divine Word, 13 years at the University of South Carolina and one year at Northern Illinois University. A Michigan native, he holds an A.B. degree in history from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., an M.A. in history from the University of Michigan, and a master of library science degree, also from Michigan.

            “We are pleased to welcome Daniel Boice to UAM,” said Dr. Jimmie Yeiser, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. “Daniel brings a wealth of experience as a college librarian and will be an asset to both the library and the campus as a whole.”

            At Divine Word, Boice was responsible for all aspects of a 90,000-volume library, taught a three-hour course in world history each semester, and served as the university’s liaison with the Higher Learning Commission. Boice was also chair of the Iowa State Commission on Libraries, serving under three governors.

            At South Carolina, Boice was head of the books division of the South Caroliniana (sic) Library as well as reference librarian at both the South Caroliniana Library and Thomas Cooper Library.

            Boice was an assistant professor and general services librarian at Founders Memorial Library at Northern Illinois University and served as a student assistant in the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library at the University of Michigan.

            For more information, contact Jim Brewer, director of media services, at (870) 460-1274.

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