October 2, 2023

University Librarian Finalist Visits, May 31 to June 8

The following message is from the search committee for the University Librarian:

Dear UMW Faculty and Staff,

The University Librarian Search Committee is bringing four finalists to campus. Finalist visits are occurring on the following days:

  • Wednesday, May 31
  • Thursday, June 1
  • Wednesday, June 7
  • Thursday, June 8

Each day, you are invited to attend an open forum presentation with an audience Q&A from 11 to 11:50 a.m. in the Weatherly Wing in Seacobeck Hall. Each candidate has been asked to prepare a 20-minute presentation on “The Future of Academic Libraries.”

Finalist names and CVs will be shared the day before each visit.

We look forward to welcoming the finalists to campus and seeing you at the open forum presentations.

The University Librarian Search Committee
Victoria Russell, Director-Center for Teaching (co-chair)
Jerry Slezak, Director-Digital Learning Support (co-chair)
Claudine Ferrell, Professor and Chair-Department of History and American Studies
Phyllis Johnson, Government Documents Assistant-Simpson Library
Angie Kemp, Interim Head of Special Collections and University Archives-Simpson Library
Brooks Kuykendall, Professor and Chair-Department of Music