Committee on University Libraries

Members 2021-2022

Term Membership Last Name First Name
2020-2023   Olivares Cristián Gómez
2020-2023   Ayday Erman
2020-2023 (Started fall 2021)   Galeski Janine
2021-2024; 2018-2021 (started Spring 2019)   Wang Russell
2021-2024   Salerno Matt
2021-2024   Goodman Wendy
2021-2024; 2018-2021; 2015-2018 (replaced Sarah Gridley in fall 2017)   Sternberg Rachel
2019-2022   John Keyser
2019-2022 (started August 2021) chair, 2021-2022 Iversen Paul
2019-2022; 2016-2019; 2013-2016 (started fall 2014)   Strom Gerald
2021-2022 student, graduate    
2021-2022 student, postdoc Price Eric
2021-2022 student, undergraduate    
  ex-officio, FSCICT, chair or designee Moore Scott
  ex-officio, Interim Director, Health Sciences Library DeCaro Jessica
  ex-officio, Law Library Custer Joseph
  ex-officio, MSASS Library Skutnik Samantha
  ex-officio, University Librarian Hirshon Arnold
  ex-officio, VP ITS Workman Sue

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."