Kitty McNeill

Dean of the Library

Kitty McNeill is the Dean of the Library at Oxford College of Emory University.  In 2005, she served as co-director of the Oxford College Strategic Planning Committee that resulted in a comprehensive ten-year plan for the College, a key component of an overall University strategic plan.

Oxford College completed construction of a new Library and Academic Commons in May 2013. The project was a complete renovation and expansion of the existing library structure. Kitty led the planning for this transformative project. As a part of her PhD program she completed an ethnographic study of a proof-of-concept library space that informed the design of the new library facility.

McNeill received her Bachelor of Science from Winthrop College and a Master of Librarianship degree from Emory University. She received her Doctor of Philosophy degree from Simmons College in May 2017.  The title of her dissertation is Leadership Influence to Transform Organizational Cultures. Kitty completed the ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute in August 2000. She is a 2006 Peabody College Library Leadership Fellow and a 2007 Frye Institute Fellow. In September 2013, she received the Oxford College Honorary Alumna Award from the Oxford College Alumni Board.


BS| Winthrop College| 1980

MLS| Emory University| 1985

PhD| Simmons College| 2017