Libraries in Shaping the Future of Higher Education
Libraries’ Leadership in Transforming Student Success

June 22, 2021
Free Webinar | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Eastern

Watch for the Complete Series

Part Two: June 24
Library Support for Equitable Access to Knowledge

Part Three: September 21
Libraries as Place in Institutional Transformation


Libraries in Shaping the Future of Higher Education

In this series of conversations, higher education administrators, planners, designers, and library stakeholders will discuss the challenges to higher education in a changing world and how more deeply to engage libraries to enable institutional achievement.

Come away with a deeper understanding of the contribution of libraries to shape the future of higher education. Three webinars will focus on the place of the library, as partners in ensuring student success, and in support for equitable access to knowledge.

Part One: Libraries’ Leadership in Transforming Student Success

June 22
Free Webinar | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Eastern

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With societal inequalities in high relief, exacerbated by the pandemic and with lasting effect for many students, institutions must seek novel ways to meet needs and support success. This requires more concerted efforts to mitigate, and ensure we do not perpetuate, the barriers students face. How can institutions leverage librarians as educational partners, complementing the classroom experience, to ensure students from all walks of life have a strong net of academic support?

Featured Speakers

Nicholas Santilli (Host)
Senior Director of Learning Strategy
Society for College and University Planning

Terry Brown (Moderator)
Vice President for Academic Innovation and Transformation
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Trevor A. Dawes (Panelist)
Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums and May Morris University Librarian
University of Delaware
(former president of ACRL)

Carisima Koenig (Panelist)
Associate Higher Education Practice Leader
Perkins Eastman

William Rando (Panelist)
Executive Director, Chicago Center for Teaching & Learning,
Associate Dean of the College, University of Chicago

Registration Information

Cost: Free for everyone.

A recording for this webinar will be available soon. Closed captioning via Otter Ai will be provided for this webinar.

Special Thanks!

Special thanks to Danuta Nitecki, the Dean of Libraries at Drexel University and Professor in its College of Computing and Informatics. She is the liaison between ACRL and SCUP, and has been instrumental in planning this webinar series.