Libraries Advisory Committee

Membership of Libraries Advisory Committee

  1. The Libraries Advisory Committee is directly responsible to the executive vice president and provost and is composed of the following members:

    One faculty member from each of the three divisions of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences appointed by the executive vice president and provost upon the recommendation of the Faculty Senate;

    One faculty member from each of the other degree-granting colleges of the university appointed by the executive vice president and provost upon the recommendation of the Faculty Senate;

    One member of the Graduate Council selected by the Graduate Council;

    One member of the library faculty nominated by the Library Council;

    One member of the supportive professional staff nominated by the Supportive Professional Staff Council and selected by the executive vice president and provost;

    One member of the operating staff nominated by the Operating Staff Council and selected by the executive vice president and provost;

    One undergraduate nominated by the Student Government Association (two nominees for each vacancy) and appointed by the executive vice president and provost;

    One graduate student nominated by the Graduate Council and appointed by the executive vice president and provost;

    The dean of the University Libraries.

    The terms of office shall be three years, staggered.

    The committee shall elect its chair, and the dean of University Libraries shall be secretary of the committee.

  2. The duties of the committee shall be to act as an advisory body to the provost in matters of library policy, needs, and services. Actions which involve a substantive change in policy are subject to University Council approval.

Libraries Advisory Committee

The LAC meets on the third Friday of the month, 2-3 p.m.

Membership

2021-2022
2022-2023 
2023-2024
2024-2025
Dean, University Libraries
Fred Barnhart
Fred Barnhart
Business
Wenlian Gao Wenlian Gao Wenlian Gao
Education
Euikyung Shin
Kelly Summers Kelly Summers
Kelly Summers
Engineering & Engineering Tech.
Sachit Butail Sachit Butail Sachit Butail
Health and Human Sciences
Cristin Sabio Arlene Keddie Arlene Keddie
Arlene Keddie
Law
Matt Timko Matt Timko Matt Timko
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Natural Sciences
Jozef Bujarski
Pallavi Singh Pallavi Singh
Pallavi Singh
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Social Sciences
Mitchell Pickerill Mitchell Pickerill
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Humanities
Ibis Gomez-Vega Ibis Gomez-Vega Ibis Gomez-Vega
University Libraries
Meredith Ayers
Matthew Short Matthew Short Matthew Short
Visual & Performing Arts
Jeremy Floyd
Jeremy Floyd Jeremy Floyd
Graduate Council Representative
Therese Arado
Representative, SPS
Monique Bernoudy for Hunt
Representative, Operating Staff
Fall-Stacey Bivens for Carli
Spring-TBD for Bivens
Graduate Student (from Graduate Council)
Elizabeth "Ellie" Taylor
Undergraduate Student (From SGA)
Duane Meighan

*    chair
**  vice chair 
^   secretary
@   ex offico

Contact Us

University Council
Altgeld Hall 103

Peter Chomentowski
President, Faculty Senate
Chair, University Council
815-753-9306
pchomentowski@niu.edu

Pat Erickson
Administrative Assistant
815-753-1732
pje@niu.edu

Steven Howell
Faculty Personnel Advisor
showell2@niu.edu

Linda Saborío
Faculty Advisory Council to the IBHE
lsaborio@niu.edu

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