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

Bethany N. Herman (Chair, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
John A. Cosgrove (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
Regina Beach-Bertin (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Anne Charlotte Behler (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Kaijsa J. Calkins (Member, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2017)
Ms. Jennifer L. Corbin (Member, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2017)
Christopher Cox (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. V L. E. Dozier (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Erin L. Ellis (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Julia Feerrar (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Amanda Hornby (Member, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2017)
Mrs. Martha Johnson Kruy (Member, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2017)
Ms. Anne K. Melville (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mrs. Karen Sobel (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Dominique Turnbow (Member, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2017)
Wendy Holliday (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Michelle S. Millet (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Prof. Caroline Fuchs (Board Liaison, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
Margot Conahan (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)

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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

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

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