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Maureen Sullivan named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year!

January 21st, 2010

Congrats to Emerging Leader Facilitator Maureen Sullivan on being named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year!

Maureen SullivanThe ACRL Insider article states,

The award, sponsored by YBP Library Services, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic/research librarianship and library development.

“Maureen’s career has been deeply influential across the spectrum,” said Barbara Jenkins, chair of the ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award Committee and Director for Instruction and Campus Partnerships at the University of Oregon. “Her work in organizational development and strategic planning has had a unique and lasting impact on many individuals and organizations. Almost single handedly, she ushered academic libraries into the world of effective strategic planning – strategic planning that has had a significant impact on how we engage our students, faculty and others who use our libraries. She has been a model for others in how to reach out, mentor and engage new professionals and experienced collages.”

To read the whole article, see: http://www.acrl.ala.org/acrlinsider/2010/01/21/maureen-sullivan-named-acrl-academicresearch-librarian-of-the-year/

Congrats Maureen on this well-deserved honor, and thank you for all you have done for the Emerging Leaders program!!

EL Subcommittee, Honors and Awards

Emerging Leaders Program Subcommittee Meeting

January 4th, 2010

The Emerging Leaders Program Subcommittee (a subcommittee of the HRDR Advisory Board) will be meeting at ALA’s Midwinter conference in Boston on  Sunday, January 17, 10:30-Noon in BCEC, Room 158.  (See map)

meetingThe meeting is open to all Emerging Leaders as well as all ALA members who are attending the conference.   Visitors welcome!

We will be discussing/reviewing the 2009 program, the first day of the 2010 program (taking place on Friday, Jan 15th), and looking ahead to plan for 2011.

For more information on the Emerging Leaders program see:

EL Subcommittee