Category results for: Leadership

Herold named to key national advocacy committee

Dean of Libraries and University Librarian Irene M.H. Herold, Ph.D., has accepted an appointment to serve as a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Advocacy and Public Policy Committee for two years. Her term began Oct. 6 and will end in October 2023. This committee plays important strategic roles in accomplishing the Association’s […]

Celebrating Six Long-time Employees During COVID-19

Six long-time VCU Libraries employees have recently retired or will shortly be retiring: Pam Fraga, administrative office director Mary Jane (MJ) Green, Tompkins-McCaw Library service desk coordinator Diana Lively, library technician Thelma Mack, research and education coordinator Anita Mallory, acquisitions order manager John Ulmschneider, dean of libraries and university librarian An in-person celebration is, unfortunately, […]

Hurst chosen for prestigious leadership fellowship

Emily Hurst has been selected as an Association of Academic Health Sciences/National Library of Medicine leadership fellow for 2019-20. This highly competitive and prestigious program matches fellows and mentors in a one year leadership development program. It is a highly selective program with five fellows annually. The NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program prepares emerging leaders for […]

To combat fakes and defend truth #VetYourSources effort continues

In an era of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” VCU Libraries’ ongoing information literacy campaign  encourages all in the VCU community and beyond to carefully evaluate their sources of information — whether writing a paper, conducting research or reading a news article in mainstream or on social media. Today, the social media project is planned to go […]