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Revisiting SCOE

September 10, 2019 ACRL Board of Directors 0

With the start of fall, many of us are turning our thoughts to welcoming students and faculty back to campus.  This year, fall is also a good time to revisit what’s happening with the ALA Steering Committee on Organizational Effectiveness (SCOE), which has been working since last October to learn […]

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What’s the BUZZ about SCOE

June 6, 2019 ACRL Board of Directors 0

As you may have heard, ALA, ACRL’s parent organization, is considering a range of significant changes to our 142-year-old association. In June 2018, then-ALA President Jim Neal appointed a Steering Committee on Organizational Effectiveness (SCOE), facilitated by consultants from Tecker International. SCOE consists of 19 members from across the association […]

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Call for Feedback on ACRL EDI Signature Initiative

June 7, 2018 ACRL Board of Directors 0

The ACRL Board of Directors is seeking input on the development of the association’s Signature Initiative on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). During the Leadership Council meeting at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the Board solicited comments from leaders across the association regarding equity, diversity, and social justice related concerns […]

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ACRL Supports AHA Statement Condemning Polish Law Criminalizing Public Discussion of Polish Complicity in Nazi War Crimes

March 13, 2018 ACRL Board of Directors 0

At the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver, the ACRL Board of Directors signed on to an American Historical Association (AHA) statement condemning Polish law criminalizing public discussion of Polish complicity in Nazi war crimes. Issued in February 2018, the statement strongly condemns the bill drafted by the Polish legislature and […]