Lolley Center for Baptist History and Heritage
The Lou and Randall Lolley Baptist Studies Center was opened on 30 May 2003. It is located on the third floor of the Library, in Room 302. W. Randall Lolley was president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (1974-87), then served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Raleigh, N.C. He was moderator of the North Carolina chapter of the CBF (1997-98) and is a trustee at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C. In 1994, Lolley co-authored a Smyth & Helwys book, Servant Songs: Reflections on the History and Mission of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1950-1988. Lolley serves as honorary editor of the periodical Review & Expositor. The Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond dedicated the Center in honor of the Lolleys, to provide resources for the study of Baptist history and heritage.