University Librarian and Dean of Libraries Finalist Public Presentations

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

We are pleased to announce that three finalists for the University Librarian and Dean of Libraries will interview on campus later this month. We invite and encourage you to attend the public presentations, meet the finalists, and provide your feedback through a survey that will be sent to attendees after each presentation. Finalist names and CVs will be available a few days before the visits begin.

The public presentations will focus on the following question: How will innovations in higher education and information technologies impact the future of academic research libraries and their relationship with their constituencies within and outside of the university?

The presentations will be held at the dates, times, and locations as indicated below. Public presentations will be recorded and shared with faculty and staff from all regional campuses.

Finalist 1
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 1-470, Richard J. Daley Library

Finalist 2
Thursday, January 23, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Room 613, Student Center East

Finalist 3
Monday, January 27, 2020
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 1-470, Richard J. Daley Library

The University Library, which has five physical locations, employs approximately 50 faculty and 85 staff to provide for the teaching, learning, research, and practice needs of the UIC community. The incoming University Librarian and Dean of Libraries will be an experienced and strategic leader who will create a vision and plan to advance the mission of the University by building on the Library’s momentum to provide innovative services to diverse users and communities. Follow this link for more information about this position and the UIC Library.

We hope you will be able to attend these important presentations.


Susan Poser
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

For more information, please contact:
Faiza Abid

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