Provost’s Library Advisory Committee


Provost’s Library Advisory Committee

Next meeting: Fall, 2021

    Agenda: TBD



            The Provost’s Library Advisory Committee (PLAC) provides advice to the Provost and Dean of UConn Library. The advice regards matters of library policy that the PLAC Chair, Dean of UConn Library, or the Provost elect to bring to the Committee. Appropriate issues for  PLAC include all forms of scholarly information acquisition by the University and all forms of information delivery to its faculty and students. Appointed by the Provost’s Office, membership includes representation from each of the schools and colleges, from disciplines within CLAS, and from at least one of the Regional Campuses. Undergraduate Student Government and the Graduate Student Senate are also invited to appoint a representative to the Committee. Appointments are for a two year term and members may be reappointed at the end of a term.

            Members 2021-2022


            Carolyn Lin – Chair
            Department of Communication

            Pamela Bedore
            Department of English

            Iddo Ben-Ari
            Department of Mathematics

            Marie Shanahan
            Journalism Department

            Yanhua Sunny Yang
            Accounting Department

            Shinae Jang
            Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

            Music Department

            Ruth Lucas
            School of Nursing

            Thomas Meyer
            Department of Natural Resources and the Environment

            Edward Neth
            Department of Chemistry

            Nathanael Okpych
            School of Social Work

            R. Thane Papke
            Molecular and Cell Biology

            Susan Payne
            Department of Curriculum and Instruction

            Sylvia Schafer
            Department of History

            Olga Vinogradova 
            Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences


             Undergraduate Student Government

             Thomas Briggs
             Graduate Student Government


            Ex Officio Members:

            Anne Langley, Dean UConn Library

            Jessica de Perio Wittman, Director, Law Library

            Susan Fowler, Director, Health Sciences Library

            Sara Harrington, AUL for Academic Engagement

            Khara Leon, Director for Organizational Effectiveness

            Roxanne Peck, AUL for Collections & Discovery

            Lauren Slingluff, Associate Dean for Library Administration