William Carey names new dean of music

Courtesy: William Carey University
Courtesy: William Carey University

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - William Carey University announced Monday a new dean of the Winters School of Music has been appointed.

Don Odom joins the school after a 20 years at the Baptist College of Florida where he served as professor of church music and voice and chair of the division of music and worship, according to a prepared statement.

Odom graduated from William Carey in 1978 with the bachelor of music in church music and in 1980 with the master of music in music history.

Odom takes over for Mark Malone of Hattiesburg, who will now serve as professor of music and coordinator of music education. Malone served as dean since 2006.

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