The Milestone Review Committee will hold the final two open forums later this month for the university community to discuss updates to Vol Vision, the university’s strategic plan, which serves as a roadmap for the Top 25 journey.
Steve Smith, dean of libraries, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Research Libraries at the Association’s October meeting. ARL is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in the US and Canada.
The Milestone Review Committee has been working on an update of our strategic plan, which will be called Vol Vision 2020, and is now hosting forums during which the campus community can share ideas about the challenges and opportunities which lie ahead.
David Atkins, head of branch libraries and collection logistics, and Alesha Shumar, university archivist, are the UT Libraries faculty trailblazers as part of Faculty Appreciation Week.
Work is underway to refresh the Vol Vision/Journey to the Top 25 strategic plan. The campus will reviewing accomplishments, identifying areas where more progress is needed, and updating metrics of the Top 25 initiative.
Steven Escar Smith, dean of UT Libraries, has been appointed to the executive board of Tenn-Share, the statewide library consortium. He will serve as a member and secretary to the board through 2016.