Rob Spindler is University Archivist at the Arizona State University Library. He was also administrator of Archives & Special Collections and curator for the Arizona Collection from 1996-2017. Rob is a Distinguished Fellow of the Society of American Archivists and he served as a past chair of several SAA component groups including the Congressional Papers Roundtable, Description Section, Electronic Publications Working Group and Nominating committees. Spindler was founding project coordinator for Arizona Archives Online, an online index to archival descriptions from archives throughout Arizona and he serves as chair of the Arizona State Historical Records Advisory Board. Rob was also founding conference co-chair for ECURE: Preservation and Access for Digital College and University Resources, an interdisciplinary conference sponsored by ASU from 1999-2006. He has served on the program/arrangements committee for the Arizona Archives Summit since 2009.
Spindler holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in American History from Boston University and the Master of Science from the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science (concentration in archives management).