Committee on University Libraries

Members

Members Term
Paul Iversenchair
Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences, Classics
2016-2019
Takao Hagiwara, College of Arts and Sciences 2017-2020
Irena Kenneley, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing 2017-2020
Rachel Sternberg, College of Arts and Sciences 2018-2021
Joseph Gibbons, School of Medicine 2018-2021
Thomas Montagnese, School of Dental Medicine 2018-2021
Silvia Prina, Weatherhead School of Management 2016-2019
Miklos Gratzl, Case School of Engineering 2017-2020
Peter Gerhart, School of Law 2018-2021
Gerald Strom, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences 2016-2019
ex officio  
Steven Hauck
Chair, Faculty Senate Committee on Information & Communication Technology
 
Arnold Hirshon 
University Librarian
 
Joseph Custer
Library Director, Law School Library
 
Jessica DeCaro
Interim Director, Health Sciences Library
 
Samantha Skutnik 
Director, Lillian F. & Milford J. Harris Library
 

Sue Workman,
Vice President, Information Technology Services, Chief Information Officer

 
Student Members  
Undergraduate Student 
TBD
2018-2019
Graduate Student 
TBD
2018-2019
Post-Doctoral Scholar 
Hamid Charkhkar, Case School of Engineering
2018-2019

Charge

From the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate, By-Law VII., Item i., Par. 2:

"1) The Committee on the University Libraries shall consist of the Vice President for Information Technology Services, the University Librarian, the Director of the Cleveland Health Sciences Library, the Director of the Library of the School of Law, and Director of the Library of the Mandel School for Applied Social Sciences, ex officiis; three members from the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences; one member each from the faculties of the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, The Case School of Engineering, the School of Law, and the Weatherhead School of Management; one each from the faculties of the schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, and Nursing; and one undergraduate student elected by the Undergraduate Student Government, one graduate student elected by the Graduate Student Senate, and one postdoctoral scholar/fellow elected by the Post Doctoral Researchers Association. The ten faculty members shall be elected by the Faculty Senate. The term of membership for faculty on the Committee on the University Libraries shall be three years; three members shall be elected each year. Each elected faculty member of the Committee shall be eligible for re-election only after the lapse of at least one year following the expiration of two consecutive three-year terms of membership. The term of membership for student and postdoctoral scholar/fellow members shall be one year, beginning immediately upon their election to the Committee at the first regular meeting of the Faculty Senate subsequent to Commencement each year. Student and postdoctoral scholar/fellow members shall be eligible for re-election annually. The Chair or the designee of the Committee on Information & Communication Technology shall sit ex officio on the Committee on University Libraries, and the Chair or the designee of the Committee on University Libraries shall sit ex officio on the Committee on Information & Communication Technology.

"2) The Committee on the University Libraries shall advise the Director and the University administration on policies and procedures relating to the operations, facilities and budget of the University Libraries. The Committee shall report regularly to the Senate, with recommendations as appropriate."