Immersion Program Committee

Charge

The Immersion Program Committee acts as an oversight council for the Immersion Program and works closely with Immersion Program faculty and ACRL staff to market and promote the various Immersion Program tracks, develop conference programming related to the Immersion Program, sustain the community of Immersion Program alumni and cultivate their engagement, support assessment efforts, and review applications for the Immersion Program tracks.

Roster

Mark Szarko (Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Carrie Donovan (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Ms. Laura C. Barrett (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Kawanna Michelle Bright (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Jane A. Carlin (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Joanna Kathleen Gadsby (Member, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Steven Hoover (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Leslie D. Hurst (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Ms. Barbara A. Macke (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mrs. Elin Anne O'Hara-Gonya (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mr. Ethan P. Pullman (Member, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Ann Campion Riley (Board Liaison, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2012)
Margot Conahan (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)

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Composition

  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, vice-chair, and three members)
  • Chair serves as ex-officio on the ACRL Information Literacy Coordinating Committee
  • Ex-officio members include the Immersion Faculty Program Coordinator(s)
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee

Origin

In 2008, the Immersion Program Committee was reconstituted by the ACRL Board as a standing  committee from the former Institute for Information Literacy Executive Committee as part of the new Information Literacy Coordinating Committee structure.

Get Involved

Volunteer applications for ACRL division-level committees are accepted through February 15 for service the following committee term, which begins July 1. Visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for more information and a link to the volunteer form.

Staff Liaison

Margot Sutton Conahan
Manager of Professional Development
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2522
E-mail: mconahan@ala.org