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Kelly Adamson

Director of Residence Life Ministry| Director of Campus Ministry Graduate Assistant Program


Campus Ministry: Residence Life Ministry


Email: Kelly Adamson
Phone: 937.229.2574
Liberty Hall Room 212. To schedule a meeting with Kelly, please email her at

Personal History

It is a blessing to be in Campus Ministry at the University of Dayton. I am a Benedictine Oblate of Erie, PA, which means I try to live the Rule of Benedict in the context of my life as a lay person, as a wife, and as a mother. Phrases from the Rule of Benedict such as “Listen with the ear of your heart” and “welcome all guests as Christ” challenge me to live the Gospel in the ordinary aspects of my day.

I earned a BA from Ohio Wesleyan University where I majored in Psychology, an MA in Theology at Xavier University, and I completed a Post-Master’s Certificate in the Practice of Spirituality from Boston College.

I have a deep love of scripture, a commitment to prayer, and a passion for sharing our amazing faith with college students. I welcome the opportunity to meet with students to hear your story, to explore challenging questions of faith, and to support you on your journey.