February 25 ,
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY APPOINTS GRADUATE
KATHLEEN HAYES TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES
UNIVERSITY, PA ~ Lincoln University President Ivory
V. Nelson announced that Kathleen J. Butler Hayes, a 1989
graduate, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees as
an alumni representative. Her term on the university’s
governing board expires in 2010.
Hayes is currently on special
assignment with the School District of Philadelphia. She
has dual certifications from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
in the areas of elementary teacher education and school
library media specialization.
For the past 11 years, Hayes has worked for the School District
of Philadelphia as a librarian. Additionally, she has served
as an assistant professor of education and psychology librarian
at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and has directed
the Curriculum Instructional Media Center at Kentucky State
Hayes, who earned her bachelor’s
degree in three years from Lincoln University, received
a master of education from Cheyney University and a master
of library science from the University of Pittsburgh.
Her professional affiliations
include Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society, the
American Library Association (ALA) and the Association
of Philadelphia School Librarians (APSL). She
also serves on the School District of Philadelphia Book Review
and Book Fair Committees.
Hayes was honored with the Lincoln
Day Award in 2005 and with the Association of Philadelphia
School Librarians Irene Garson Librarian of the Year Service
Award in 2006.
She is a life member of the Alumni
Association of Lincoln University as well as a member in
the Philadelphia Chapter of the Baptist Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows
In 2006, Hayes and her husband,
Tracey, a 1987 graduate, established the Langston Hughes
Memorial Library Endowment Fund. Money from the fund
will enhance services provided to patrons of the library.
Hayes has written articles on academic curriculum and instructional
media library centers.
Founded in 1854, Lincoln
University is a premier, historically Black University that
combines the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based
undergraduate core curriculum and selected graduate programs
to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological
and global society. The University is nationally
recognized as a major producer of African Americans with undergraduate
degrees in the physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics);
computer and informational sciences; biological and life sciences. Lincoln
has an enrollment of 2,423 undergraduate and graduate students.
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