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Carol BenfieldCarol Danner Benfield

Senior Director of Development

Ms. Benfield was instrumental in starting the University Libraries development program in 1995 and has served as the Senior Director of Development since 2009.  Prior to that time, she worked in Special Events for the University from 1981-1995.  Ms. Benfield graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Business Administration and was very active in many programs as a student.  Contact her at or (803) 777-1278.

Stephanie LearnerStephanie Learner

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Learner has worked in the University Libraries Development Office since 2006.  She worked previously in the Thomas Cooper Library Administration Office and in banking.  She graduated from Florida State University with a B.A. degree in Psychology.  Contact her at or
(803) 777-5564.

Christine Nicol-MorrisChristine Nicol-Morris

Events Coordinator

Ms. Nicol-Morris has worked with the University Libraries since April, 2011.  She formerly worked as Marketing Manager for Keeneland Association, Inc. in Lexington, Kentucky.  She graduated from The University of Texas with a B.A. in Communications and extended her studies in Studio Art at the University of Kentucky.  Contact her at or (803) 777-0546.

Lynda WymanLynda Wyman

Administrative Specialist

Ms. Wyman has worked in the University Libraries Development Office since 2010.  Previously, she worked at the Libraries as a cataloger, retiring after 38 years.  Ms. Wyman earned a B.S. degree in Education from Charleston Southern University.  Contact her at or (803) 576-6016.

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