See a list of staff milestones for July 2015. (The wrong list was posted earlier, briefly.)
Z. Smith Reynolds Library
July 7th, 2015 | Staff News
Stephanie Bennett, collections archivist in Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s special collections and archives department, has been selected to attend an Image Permanence Institute (IPI) workshop on preservation of digitally printed materials in libraries, archives and museums. Bennett was one of 15 participants selected from a pool of more than 50 applicants.
The workshop, for which tuition is waived due to support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will be held Oct. 20-22 at IPI’s facilities at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. IPI is a nonprofit, university-based laboratory and recognized world leader in the development and deployment of sustainable practices for the preservation of images and cultural property.
Christian Burris, serials acquisition coordinator, was elected to the executive board of NASIG as a member-at-large for a two-year term.
Carolyn McCallum, non-print resources cataloging librarian, was elected as secretary of the anthropology and sociology Section (ANSS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) for a two-year term.
Susan Sharpless Smith, associate dean, was elected to the Board of LITA (The Library and Information Technology Association is a division of American Library Association) as a director-at-large for a three-year term.
See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in May 2015:
Kriss Dinkins in Information Systems, Margaret Lankford in the School of Law and Frederick Harris in the School of Business are celebrating 25 years at Wake Forest.
See other faculty and staff celebrating milestones in June 2015.
June 5th, 2015 | University Announcement
Dear Wake Forest University Students, Faculty and Staff,
I am pleased to announce that Tim Pyatt has accepted my invitation to serve as the next Dean of the Wake Forest University Z. Smith Reynolds Library, effective August 3. Provost Rogan Kersh chaired a national search for a leader of impeccable experience and accomplishment to serve as a zealous advocate for the essential role of the library in learning, teaching and research. Throughout the process, Tim distinguished himself as the best choice for Wake Forest.
Congratulations to Kathy J. Hines for 30 years of service to the University. Hines is assistant to the dean at Wake Forest University School of Law. Find out who else is celebrating a milestone anniversary.
The Provost’s Office awarded the following grants for spring 2015:
Provost’s Fund for a Vibrant Campus:
- Amanda Gengler and David Yamane, Health Inequalities: Social Foundations and Social Consequences, $3,360.00
- Ulrike Wiethaus, Margaret Bender, Ross Griffith, A Cherokee Celebration and Commemoration: President James Ralph Scales and the Cherokee Heritage of Wake Forest University, $5,000.
Provost’s Fund for Academic Excellence:
- Angela Mazaris, Wake Forest LGBTQ Alumni Conference, $10,000.
Provost’s Fund for Academic Innovation:
- John Pickel, Art Department Trip to Washington, DC, $6,403.
- Neil Walls, Muslim-Christian Dialogues: An Egyptian Pilgrimage, $12,000.
- Kyle Denlinger, ZSRx WakeHistory: A Massive Online Learning Event for Connecting with and Contributing to our Institution’s Story, $20,000.
For more information, please visit http://provost.wfu.edu/current-faculty/faculty-resources/grants-and-funding/
May 20th, 2015 | University Announcement
This evening, May 20, between 6 and 9 p.m., Information Systems will perform an upgrade to the campus wireless computing network.
What is changing?
- WFUadmin, WFUstudent, WFUfacultystaff wireless will no longer exist. A single option, WFUwireless, will replace the three options. The wireless login process will remain the same.
- WFUvisitor sponsor portal will have an upgraded look and feel. The Web address will remain the same: https://netguest.wfu.edu/
- After 9 p.m. on May 20, a new service at https://mydevices.wfu.edu/ will allow users to connect devices to WFUvisitor that were not able to connect prior to the upgrade. This means that you can now connect your Smart TVs, Roku boxes, Google Chromecast, gaming systems, Apple TVs and other devices to the wireless network. You can only register one of these devices at a time using this new service.