WMU News

Marcia A. Kingsley

Nov. 20, 2003

Marcia A. Kingsley, Western Michigan University professor emerita in University Libraries, died Oct. 25 in Kalamazoo. She was 56.

Kingsley joined the faculty at Waldo Library in 1990, and was promoted to professor in 1998. Most recently, she served as head of acquisitions and serial resources for the University libraries.

An active scholar, Kingsley published a number of articles regarding library interaction with the scholarly publishing industry. She is past chairperson of the WMU University Libraries Faculty Tenure Committee and the Visiting Scholars and Artists Program, and she also served on the Faculty Senate's Campus Planning and Finance Council.

Kingsley earned her bachelor's degree in political science from Manhattanville College and a master's degree in the same field from Duke University. She later completed her master of library science degree at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 269 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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