2014 Council of Voting Members Meeting and Collections Forum

Event Logistics

Thursday, April 24, 2014 to Friday, April 25, 2014
University of Chicago Gleacher Center
Virginia Kerr - vkerr@crl.edu

Thursday, April 24

Business Meeting 
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

The main annual CRL governance event, at which designated representatives of CRL libraries review new and ongoing CRL initiatives, elect new Board members, and vote on the annual budget for the coming fiscal year:

  • Chair’s Report

    Richard Fyffe, Rosenthal Librarian of the College, Grinnell College
    Watch Video
  • Secretary’s Report

    Janice Welburn, Dean of University Libraries, Marquette University
  • President’s Report

    Bernard Reilly, President, Center for Research Libraries
    Watch Video | Slides
  • Treasurer’s Report

    Scott Waugh, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, University of California, Los Angeles
    Proposed Budget for FY15
  • Nomination Report and Election of Board of Directors

    Richard Fyffe, Rosenthal Librarian of the College, Grinnell College
  • Primary Source Awards

    Dan Hazen, Associate Librarian in the College Library for Collection Development, Harvard University
    Watch Video | Slides





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