Mississippi College

Leland Speed Library

Staff & Departments

Welcome from the Interim Library Director

"Speed Library is a key partner in the academic, professional, and personal success of Mississippi College students, faculty, and staff.  This includes not only ‘library as place’, but excellent resources and services to promote and inspire teaching, learning, and research."   Leland Speed Library Vision Statement

Dr. Ron Howard


Dr. Ron Howard

Interim Director

Cindy Roberts

Administrative Assistant

Acquisitions & Collection Development

Latisha Sullender

Acquisitions Associate

Archives & Special Collections (Baptist Historical Collection)

Heather Moore

Head of Special Collections

Laura Davis

Special Collections Assistant


Julie Thornton

Head of Technical Services

Stephen Coleman

Cataloging Associate

Public Services

Claudia Conklin

Head of Public Services

Hope Smith

Circulation Associate

Reference & Instruction

Ben Van Horn

Interim Coordinator of Reference Services 

Reference & Instruction Librarian

Peter Dean

Reference & Instruction Librarian

Teaching & Learning Center

Madison Brown

Media Technology Coordinator