Formal Education
  • M.B.A. [view portfolio]
    Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA)
  • M.A., Information Science and Learning Technologies (Library Science)
    University of Missouri (Columbia, MO)
  • Additional graduate study (communication studies, educational leadership)
    Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA)
  • B.A., Missions and Bible
    Baptist Bible College (Springfield, MO)
Continuing Education
  • Reading
    I enjoy reading on topics related to higher education, management and leadership, and academic libraries, among others. I track and share some of what I read in a Zotero Group Library entitled SmithFile.
  • Conference and Workshop Attendance
    In recent years I've attended national, regional, and online events pertaining to nonprofit management, strategy development, library assessment, research methods, evaluation, organizational leadership and management, and higher education planning.