Associate Dean for UConn Library
Homer Babbidge Library
Office of the Dean
Lauren Slingluff is the Associate Dean of the UConn Library and recently co-chaired their strategic planning steering committee. Within the library her area of responsibility includes: financial services, budgeting, and participating in donor stewardship; facilities, security and space planning; communications and engagement; as well as library technology. Her professional areas of interest are change management, open educational resources (OER), and data analysis. Previously she worked at Wheaton College in Massachusetts as Associate Dean and Interim Dean in the Library and oversaw a large collection management program along with growing their OER program on campus. Lauren holds a MSLIS from Simmons College and completed her undergraduate degree at St. Lawrence University with a double major in Religious Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, knitting, and living a highly caffeinated life.
Areas of Expertise
- Data Analysis
- Project Management
- Strategic Planning
- Open Educational Resources - Turning Awareness into Action. Against the Grain Special Report: Responses to the Ithaka S+R 2018 Faculty Survey Results.
- Confessions of an OER imposter.