To the Temple Community:
On Thursday, Oct. 28, and Friday, Oct. 29, we will have a campus visit for the third candidate for the position of Vice Provost for University Libraries and Director, Paley Library. His name is William Wakeling and he is currently the Associate Dean of Collections and Technical Service for University Libraries at Northeastern University. His vita is available at the following Web site addresses: http://www.temple.edu/news/candidates/Wakeling.doc in Word format and http://www.temple.edu/news/candidates/Wakeling.pdf in Acrobat format.
Will is the third of the candidates selected for an on-campus visit by a search committee made up of faculty, librarians, a dean, students and administrators.
Faculty members, students and staff are urged to meet the candidate at one of the sessions listed below. For this very important position in support of the academic core of the University, your input is extremely important.
Session for FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS is as follows:
- Candidate's presentation on "A Vision for Academic Research University Libraries": 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, in the Paley Library Lecture Hall (ground floor).
Sessions for FACULTY are as follows:
— For interested HSC faculty and librarians: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, in the Quiet Study Center on the 2nd floor, Kresge Hall
— For all faculty: 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, 209 Tuttleman Learning Center
— For interested law faculty and librarians: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, in the Rawles Room, Special Collections in Klein Hall
— Session with CATA, Faculty Senate Steering Committee and Committee on Libraries: 1:15 to 2:15 on Friday, Oct. 29, in Conference Room 3B, 3rd floor Conwell Hall
Session for STUDENTS is as follows:
— Question-and-answer session: 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, in 209 Tuttleman Learning Center
In other sessions, the candidate will have the chance to meet with library staff, deans and University leaders.
On behalf of the search committee, I encourage you to attend one of the sessions and meet the candidate. We believe that once he meets our faculty and students, he will be impressed with the opportunities presented by Temple University.
Deputy Provost and Dean of the University College
Chair, Search Committee