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March 9, 2007
For Immediate Release

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TO HOST REV. LARRY ROWELL AT CHAPEL/CONVO MARCH 21

By Casie Anderson, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Rev. Larry Rowell of Campbellsville, minister of education and administration at Campbellsville Baptist Church, will speak at CU’s chapel/convocation Wednesday, March 21 at 10 a.m. in the Powell Athletic Center on campus.

Chapel/convocation is free and open to the public.

Rowell received his associate of science degree from South Georgia College in 1975 and his bachelor of science degree from Valdosta State College in 1977. He graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1981 with a master’s degree in religious education.

Before coming to Campbellsville, Rowell served as a missionary in West Africa from 1987 through 2003 under the International Mission Board, part of the Southern Baptist Convention. He served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Lyons, Ga. from 1983 through 1987 and as associate pastor of Beargrass Christian Church in Louisville from 1981 through 1983.

Rowell has held positions as president of Campbellsville’s Kiwanis Club and board chairman of the Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center. He serves as a chaplain for Campbellsville Taylor County Rescue.

He is married to Edwina Rowell and is the father to Parker Rowell, a CU alumnus.

For more information about chapel/convocation contact the Rev. Ed Pavy, director of Baptist Campus Ministry and chair of the university’s chapel/convocation committee, at ecpavy@campbellsville.edu or at (270) 789-5227.

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 2,310 students who represent 100 Kentucky counties, 32 states and 28 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.