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Diversity and the Library: Ensuring the Success of Our Community. 
In this talk Dawes will discuss ways in which libraries contribute to overall diversity and inclusion initiatives, and also examines some issues that have led to heightened sensitivities, requiring a different level of discourse. 

Trevor A. Dawes was named the vice provost for libraries and museums and May Morris Librarian at the University of Delaware, effective July 1, 2016.  In this role, Dawes has overall responsibility for the operations of the university Libraries, Museums, and University Press.

He was previously an associate university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis, responsible for many of the public services operations at the library there.  He has been active in staff development and training for public services; has written on various library services topics, and has either planned or presented at various local, national and international conferences on a variety of topics. Dawes earned his Master of Library Science from Rutgers University, and has two additional Master's Degrees from Teachers College, Columbia University.  He is an active member of the American Library Association and is a past president of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
McK 6137