Office Number: R-309
Education: M.S.L.S., Library and Information Studies, Atlanta University. M.S., American History (Antebellum South), Atlanta University; B. A., History, Bishop College (Dallas, TX)
Responsibilities: As chief officer of the libraries, the dean of university libraries is responsible for development of a vision based on the university's mission and vision; the direction of planning within the context of changes in academic libraries, the disciplines of the university, and society; oversight of recruitment, development, and evaluations of librarians and staff; and securing resources through fundraising, budget negotiation, grants and contracts.
Current Library/Campus Committees: (selected)
(Libraries) Chair, Raynor Memorial Libraries' Leadership Council (2006--)
(University) University Leadership Council (2006--); First-Year Reading Experience Steering Committee (2010--)
Publications: See selected publications in Marquette's institutional repository, e-Publications@Marquette