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June 30, 2006
For Immediate Release

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY’S HOWELL RECEIVES TENURE

By Anne K. Galito, assistant director of university communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dr. J. Dwayne Howell, associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Campbellsville University, has been approved by the CU Board of Trustees to receive tenure as a faculty member.

Howell received his bachelor of arts degree from Campbellsville College in 1982 and his master of divinity, master of theology and Ph.D. degrees from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

He has a published a work titled “An Understanding of the ger: The Immigrant in Leviticus 19:33-34.” 

Howell is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the National Association of Professors of Religion, the National Association of Professors of Hebrew and the Academy of Homiletics. 

He has been employed at CU since 1999. 

Howell is married to Dr. Susan Howell, associate professor of psychology at CU.  They have two children, Katelyn and Patrick.  He is the son of J.N. and Jeanetta Howell of Bowling Green, Ky. 

Campbellsville University, founded in 1906, is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention, Campbellsville has an enrollment of 2,197 students who represent 100 Kentucky counties, 32 states and 28 foreign nations. Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 13 consecutive years as one of the leading Southern master’s colleges and universities, Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his seventh year as president.