From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Library Directors in the USA)

K. Matthew Dames

Position Title

Edward H. Arnold Dean for the Hesburgh Libraries

Address Line

284F Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556


(574) 631-7780


Former University Librarian at Boston University. Served as interim dean of libraries and university librarian for Syracuse University. Founding director of Syracuse University’s Copyright and Information Policy Office

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“K. Matthew Dames,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 11, 2023,

Last modified: 2023-10-23 15:24:06