Library Committee


The Library Advisory Committee consists of nine faculty with one representative from each academic college and three faculty at large positions, which are appointed on reccomendation of the AAUP President to the University President. The committee also includes two students who are appointed by the president of the Student Government Association (SGA).

Voting Members

Name Department College Term Expires
Tamara Burton Interprofessional Health Studies CHP 2019
Lea Ann Christenson Early Childhood Education COE 2020
Michael Downs English CLA 2018
Juergen Jung Economics CBE 2019
James Overduin Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences FCSM 2020
Bill Tsitsos Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice At Large 2018
Aaron Ziegel, Chair Music COFAC 2020
Adam Zukowski Library At Large 2019
  SGA   2018
  GSA   2018


Name Department
Mary Gilbert Assistant University Librarian for Content Management, Library
Debbie Nolan Dean, University Libraries
Mary Ranadive Associate University Librarian for Administrative Services


The Library Advisory Committee meets on the last Friday of the month.


According to the University Senate Constitution, the responsibilities of the Library Advisory Committee include:

  1. To serve as an information channel between the library and the faculty and students in the planning and development of programs and services to meet the needs of the University.
  2. To act as an advocate for University resources to support the Library collections and services.
  3. To act as an advocate for the integration of information literacy and library instruction into the academic programs.
  4. To provide a forum for review and discussion of new library initiatives.
  5. To provide an annual report to the University Senate.