Curtis Kendrick serves as faculty and staff mentor for Binghamton University Libraries, having previously held the position of dean of university libraries. In his current position, he is working with colleagues from the City University of New York (CUNY) and Rutgers University to develop the anti-racism summer immersion program for academic libraries. Prior to his position at Binghamton, Kendrick served as university dean for libraries and information resources at CUNY, providing leadership for the library system of the 21-campus university, serving 250,000 students.
Before CUNY, Kendrick worked at Columbia University as director of access services where he led programmatic planning efforts for the development of the Research Collections and Preservation Consortium’s offsite shelving facility. Kendrick has also held library management positions at Harvard University, Stony Brook University, and Oberlin College. He earned the baccalaureate degree from Brown University and master’s degrees from Simmons College (MS, library and information science) and Emory University (MBA).
Kendrick currently serves as a trustee and chair of the compensation committee of ITHAKA.