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March 6, 2007
For Immediate Release


By Heather Campbell, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Benji Kelly, director of alumni relations at Campbellsville University, has been named the new director of planned giving.

In this new position, Kelly will work with donors in making planned gifts to the university through the use of gift annuities, trusts, insurance policies and estate gifts.

Kelly has been with the CU since 1999, where he also received his bachelor of science degree in communications. After graduating, he began his career as an admissions counselor before moving to the Office of Development.

Kelly also received his master’s degree in business administration from Campbellsville University in 2005.

He is the son of Jim and Joetta Kelly of Murray, Ky.

Kelly and his wife, Kellie Jo Williams Kelly, reside in Campbellsville, with their daughter, Katelyn.

Campbellsville University, now celebrating her Centennial year, is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky.  Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of over 2,300 students who represent 95 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 34 foreign nations.  Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 14 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 eighth year as president.