Faculty Library Committee

2018-2019 Members
(As of July 1, 2018)

  • Patrick Fowler, Associate Professor of Social Work; Brown School of Social Work — chair
  • Michael Frachetti, Associate Professor of Anthropology; Arts & Sciences
  • Denise Head, Associate Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences; Arts & Sciences
  • Ignacio Infante, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Arts & Sciences
  • Raj Jain, Barbara J. and Jerome R. Cox Jr. Professor of Engineering; School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • David Konig, Professor of Law; School of Law
  • Rebecca Messbarger, Professor of Italian; Arts & Sciences
  • Eric Mumford, Rebecca & John Voyles Professor of Architecture; Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
  • Judi McLean Parks, Reuben C. and Anne Carpenter Taylor Professor of Organizational Behavior; Olin Business School
  • Alexander Seidel, Associate Professor of Physics; Arts & Sciences
  • Rebecca Treiman, Baker Professor of Child Developmental Psychology, Arts & Sciences
  • Abram Van Engen, Associate Professor of English; Arts & Sciences
  • Michael Wysession, Professor of Earth & Planetary Science; Arts & Sciences

Ex Officio

  • Denise Stephens, Vice Provost and University Librarian; University Libraries

Committee Charge

The Faculty Library Committee will: 1) review planning proposals and budget documents provided by the library administration, particularly as they pertain to resource decisions and space allocation; 2) recommend changes to those proposals and documents based on needs of the faculty; 3) review the consultation process used by the library to ensure that schools, departments, programs, and centers are all equally engaged and consulted; and 4) collaborate broadly with the University Librarian and advocate to the University leadership for the library and its priorities.