Category: Leadership

ULS 2018 Officer Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected 2018 officers. The total number of ballots posted for the University Libraries Section was 1,103. Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (For a three-year term) Amanda Peters Member-At-Large (For a three-year term) Nancy S. Gibson Rachel Mulvihill For the full list of ACRL election results consult this pdf file: http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/aboutacrl/ACRL%202018%20Election%20Results.pdf

2018 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Rachel Mulvihill

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I tell people I’m a librarian in my blood.  I’ve always enjoyed library research and finding the answers.  In college I majored in Anthropology after struggling to narrow my focus. I wanted to study everything!  I entered library...

2018 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Nancy Gibson

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I’ve been a librarian for over 13 years, all at a regional master’s university, and am looking forward to what the future brings! While I didn’t start out thinking I would be a librarian, much less an academic...

2018 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Lis Pankl

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I have always been interested in librarianship as a vocation. However, it wasn’t until I was into my first career of teaching English that I finally decided to give library school a shot. After getting my MSLS in...

2018 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Jody Bailey

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I’m a lifelong learner who’s always been interested in research, teaching, and sharing information. Like many people who grew up with a love of reading, I majored in English literature for my bachelor’s degree. I discovered linguistics at...

2018 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Amanda Peters

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I have been an academic librarian at The University of Michigan for 18 (!) years.  It really has flown by. I work primarily with undergraduates who are new to academic research; I love making those early impressions and...

Get to Know the ULS 2018 ALA Emerging Leader, Ashleigh Coren!

Congratulations to the ULS 2018 ALA Emerging Leader Ashleigh Coren! 1. Tell us about your current position. What do you enjoy the most about it? I am the Special Collections Librarian for Teaching and Learning at the University of Maryland, College Park. My job is split up into five different...

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2018 ULS Slate of Candidates Announced

The ULS Executive Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the upcoming 2018 ALA election. Vice-chair/Chair-elect Jody Bailey, University of Texas, Arlington Amanda Peters, University of Michigan Member-at-Large Rachel Mulvihill, University of Central Florida, rachel.mulvihill@ucf.edu Nancy Gibson, Austin Peay State University Lis Pankl, University of Utah For...

ULS 2017 Officer Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected officers. The total number of ballots posted for the University Libraries Section was 1,122. Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (For a three-year term) Kerry Creelman Secretary (For a two-year term) Michelle Demeter Member-At-Large (For a three-year term) Bruce Henson Nancy E. Garmer For the full list of ACRL election...

2017 ULS-Sponsored Emerging Leader: Lorelei Rutledge

Lorelei Rutledge is this year’s ULS-sponsored American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leader. The Emerging Leaders program is a leadership development program for no more than 50 newer library workers a year that provides participants with the opportunity to work with a team to complete a 6-month project proposed by an ALA unit....