ACRL Arts Section Blog

May 2, 2016

The results are in…

Filed under: Announcements — Kai Alexis Smith @ 11:43 am
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The results are in and our next vice chair (2016-2017)/chair elect (2017-2018) of the Arts Section is Jennifer Cox. Jennifer is the Supervising Librarian at The Art Institute of Portland.

See the results here.

Learn about Jennifer’s professional concerns:

Art education is a critical part of our nation’s enduring cultural fiber. As Vice-Chair, I hope to support our section by strengthening our collective voice in this challenging and changing educational climate. It is my hope is that we provide relevant skills and knowledge through training opportunities to our sections membership. Personally, I plan to act as an advocate to assist and support our section and those we serve through our work. As a member of several other small round tables and sections, I am sensitive to the issues that impact our field and the importance of outreach to work with other sections. An area of challenge and opportunity is recruiting and retaining members to strengthen our voice for the support of art education in the evolving educational landscape today. I will work with other Section leaders and Art Section members to develop innovative and creative programs that will assist us career innovation and outreach to our colleagues at our institutions.

The Arts Section is changing and doing new things to better serve it’s members. Be apart of building the Section back up. Run for office. We are looking to fill the position of Secretary and Vice chair for a term of 2017 – 2019.

Contact chair of the Nominating Committee, Sara Harrington for more information:


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