Directory of ALA Student Chapters

The American Library Association currently has 57 active Student Chapter groups at graduate schools accredited by ALA or NCATE.

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Alabama

University of Alabama

Founded: June 11, 1991, 31st Official Group

President: Megan Doll, mldoll1@crimson.ua.edu; ALA Student Chapter, School of Library & Information Studies, University of Alabama, SLIS, 513 Gorgas Library, Box 870252, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0252; SLIS Phone: 204-348-4610. Faculty Advisors: Dr. Jamie Campbell Naidoo, jcnaidoo@slis.ua.edu. Director: Dr. Ann Prentice, aeprentice@slis.ua.edu

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(Last updated 11/18/15)

   

Arizona

University of Arizona

Founded: Apr. 4, 1988, 17th Official Group

President: TBA; Vice President: TBA;  ALA Student Chapter, c/o Library Student Organization, School of Info. Resources & Library Science, University of Arizona, 1515 E. First St., Tucson, AZ 85719;  Faculty Advisor: Dr. Patricia Montiel-Overall, overall@email.arizona.edu Director: P. Bryan Heidorn, (520) 621-3565, FAX (520) 621-3279, heidorn@u.arizona.edu

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(Last updated 6/1/15)

   

California

School of Information, San Jose State University

Founded: May 17, 1994, 42nd Official Group

Co-Chairs: Tiana Trutna, tiana.biblioteca@gmail.com; Molly Jostock, molly.jostock@sjsu.edu; ALA Student Chapter, (206) 391-3319. School of Library & Info. Science, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0029, Faculty Advisor: Debbie Faires, 408-924-2498; Director: Sandra Hirsh, (408) 924-2491

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(Last updated 9/9/16)

University of California, Los Angeles

Founded: Mar. 15, 1987, 13th Official Group

President: Emily Meehan elmeehan92@gmail.com; ALA Student Chapter, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, Dept. of Library & Information Science, University of California, Box 951520, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520; Faculty Advisors: Beverly Lynch, (310) 206-4294, and Gregory Leazer, 310-206-8135; Dean: Marcelo Suarez-Orozco, (310) 825-8308

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(Last updated 9/10/15)

University of Southern California

Founded: Nov. 21, 2014, 62nd Official Group

President: Kimberly Tate-Louie, tateloui@usc.edu; Vice President: Kai Schott, kcschott@usc.edu; Secretary: Serene Salgado, ssalgado@usc.edu; Treasurer: Rachel Friedman, rachelfr@usc.edu; New Media Liaison: Dione Surdez Oliver. surdez@usc.edu;The Marshall School of Business Master of Management in Library and Information Science (MMLIS) Graduate Program University of Southern California; Faculty Advisor: Janine Golden, PhD, Associate Professor, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, janinego@usc.edu; Coordinator of Student Services-LIS/LIM Programs: Alexis Hackathorn, alexis.hackathorn@usc.edu.

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(Last updated 5/20/16)

   

Canada

The iSchool@UBC

Founded: November 23rd, 2010, 60th Official Group
 
Co-chairs: Christina Appleberry, christinaappleberry@gmail.com; Dothlyn McFarlane, apriejo@hotmail.com; Claire Williams, clairelaura@me.com; Address: ALA Student Chapter; School of Library, Archival and Information Studies; University of British Columbia, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre,  Suite 470 - 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada; Email: ala.slais.ubc@gmail.com; Faculty Advisor: Aaron Loehrlein, a.loe@ubc.ca, 604-822-2843; Acting Chair/Director: Luanne Freund, luanne.freund@ubc.ca

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(Last updated 12/9/15)

University of Toronto

Founded: Nov. 9, 2001, 48th Official Group

Chair: Lindsay Skay, ALA Student Chapter, Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto, 140 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, CAN M5S 3G6; Dean: Brian Smith, (416) 978-8589, FAX (416) 978-5762

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Colorado

University of Denver

Founded: May 26, 2005, 54th Official Group

President: Meghan Damour, meghandamour@gmail.com; ALA Student Chapter, Library and Info. Sci. Program, University of Denver, 1999 E. Evans Ave. Denver, CO 80208-1700; Faculty Advisor: Krystyna K. Matusiak, krystyna.matusiak@du.edu, (303) 871-6163; Dean: Karen Riley

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(Last updated  9/8/16)

   

Connecticut

Southern Connecticut State University

Founded: May 1, 2002, 49th Official Group

President: Cynthia Hilliard, hilliardc2@owls.southernct.edu, ALA Student Chapter, Dept. of Info. and Lib. Sci, Southern Connecticut State University, Buley 401T, 501 Crescent St., Attn: ALA Student Chapter, New Haven, CT 06515-1355; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Arlene Bielefield, bielefielda1@southernct.edu; Department Chair: Dr. Hak Joon Kim, kimh1@southernct.edu, (203) 392-5703

(Last updated 9/26/15)

   

District of Columbia

Catholic University of America

Founded: July 3, 2003, 52nd Official Group

Chair: Vicky Pohlen, 54pohlen@cua.edu; ALA Student Chapter, Department of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, D.C. 20064; Faculty Advisor: Sue Yeon Syn, syn@cua.edu, 202-319-6277; Fax: 202-319-5574; Interim Co-Chair: Ingrid Hsieh-Yee, hsiehyee@cua.edu; 202-319-5085

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(Last updated 5/3/16)

   

Florida

Florida State University

Founded: Jan. 26, 1988, 14th Official Group

President: Amy Mosher, alm15h@my.fsu.edu; ALA Student Chapter, 792 Collegiate Loop Tallahassee, FL 32306; 850-644-9763; Faculty Advisor: Leila Gibradze, Leila.Gibradze@cci.fsu.edu, Dean: Lawrence Dennis, (850) 644-5877, FAX (850) 644-9763

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(Last updated 6/8/16)

University of South Florida

Founded: Feb. 21, 1984, 6th Official Group

President: Carrie Cullen, carriecullen@mail.usf.edu; ALA Student Chapter, School of Library & Info. Science, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, CIS 1040, Tampa, FL 33620-7800; Faculty Adviser: Katherine "Kayt" Ahnberg, keahnberg@usf.eduDirector: Dr. James Andrews, (813) 974.3520, FAX (813) 974-6840, jandrews@cas.usf.edu

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Georgia

Valdosta State University

Founded: Oct. 16, 2007, 57th Official Group

President:  Jeanna Allums, jbpyles@valdosta.edu, Department of Library and Information Science Studies, Odum 4600, Valdosta State University, 1500 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31698-0133; Faculty Advisor: Xiaoai Ren, xren@valdosta.edu, 229-249-2726; Department Chair: Dr. Linda Most, (229) 333-5966; lrmost@valdosta.edu

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(Last updated 8/3/16)

   

Hawaii

University of Hawaii, Manoa

Founded: Feb. 4, 1992, 34th Official Group

President: Jennifer Fuchikami, jafuchi7@hawaii.edu; ALA Student Chapter, Library and Information Science Program, University of Hawaii, 2550 McCarthy Mall, Honolulu, HI 96822;  Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rae-Anne Montague, rae7@hawaii.edu; Andrew Wertheimer, ala.hi.sc@gmail.com; Program Chair: Rich Gazan, ala.hi.sc@gmail.com

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(Last updated 1/29/16)

   

Illinois

Chicago State University

Founded: November 18, 2009, 58th Official Group

President:  Melissa Nickerson, melissan25@hotmail.com, ALA Student Chapter, The Library, Information and Media Studies Department, ED 208, Chicago State University, 9501 South King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598, (773) 995-2000, lims@csu.edu; Faculty Advisor:  Brenda Pruitt-Annisette, bpruitt@csu.edu; Department Chairperson:  Dr. Kimberly Black-Parker, kblack21@csu.edu; (773) 995-2598.

(Last updated 9/19/15)

Dominican University

Founded: Dec. 5, 1989, 24th Official Group

President: Krystal Baker, LISSA@dom.edu, ALA Student Chapter, Grad. School of Library & Info. Science, Dominican University, 7900 W. Division St., River Forest, IL 60305; Faculty Liaison:  Dr. Yijun Gao,ygao@dom.edu; Dean: Kate Marek, kmarek@dom.edu; Assistant Dean: Diane Foote, dfoote@dom.edu.

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(Last updated 8/9/16)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Founded: Feb. 6, 1981, 2nd Official Group

President: Alex Olivia Kinnaman, kinnama2@illinois.edu, ALA Student Chapter, Grad. School of Library & Info. Science, 501 E. Daniel St., MC-493, Champaign, IL 61820;  Faculty Advisor: Emily Knox, knox@illinois.edu; Dean: Allen Renear, (217) 265-5216, renear@illinois.edu

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(Last updated 05/12/16)

   

Indiana

Indiana University

Founded: Dec. 21, 1992, 38th Official Group

President: Joseph Wooley, joewooley24@gmail.com; ALA Student Chapter, School of Informatics & Computing, Department of Information and Library Science, Indiana University, 1320 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-3907; Co-Faculty Advisors: Catherine J. Minter, cjminter@indiana.edu, and Christina Sheley, cmwilkin@indiana.edu

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(Last updated 9/8/16)

   

Iowa

University of Iowa

Founded: Apr. 30, 1996, 44th Official Group

President: Rebekah Walker, Rebekah-walker@uiowa.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Library and Info. Science, University of Iowa, 3087 Library, Iowa City, IA 52242-1420, slis@uiowa.edu; Faculty Advisor: Jim Elmborg, james-elmborg@uiowa.edu; Director: David Eichmann

(Last updated 07/26/16)

   

Kansas

Emporia State University

Founded: Feb. 22, 1988, 16th Official Group

Emporia--Kansas

Presidents:  Jessica Fredrickson, jfredri2@g.emporia.edu; ALA Student Chapter (Kansas, Colorado, Utah), School of Library & Information Management, Emporia State University, P.O. Box 4025, Emporia, KS 66801; Faculty Advisor: Kathie Buckman kbuckman@emporia.edu and Dr. James Walther, jwalthe1@emporia.edu; Interim Dean: Mirah Diow, mdow@emporia.edu.

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(Last updated 6/22/16)

Portland--Oregon

Presidents: Nicole Langley, nlangle1@g.emporia.edu; Anne Keech, akeech@g.emporia.edu, Student Chapter of ALA, Emporia Statue University ~ Portland, ALA Student Chapter (Oregon), School of Library & Info. Management, 1020 SW Taylor, Suite 447 Portland, OR 97205  Advisor: Pierina Parise, pparise@emporia.edu; Interim Dean: Mirah Diow, mdow@emporia.edu.

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(Last updated 5/25/16)

   

Kentucky

University of Kentucky

Founded: Feb. 11, 1993, 40th Official Group

President: Lori Miller, lorimmillerphd@gmail.com, ALA Student Chapter, University of Kentucky, 329 Little Library Building, Lexington, Kentucky 40506; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Lisa O'Connor, loconnor@uky.edu; Director: Jeffrey Huber, jeffrey.huber@uky.edu

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(Last updated 6/2/15)

   

Louisiana

Louisiana State University

Founded: Apr. 3, 1985, 7th Official Group

President: Samantha Belmont Sawyer, sbelmo1@lsu.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Library & Info. Science, Louisiana State University, 267 Coates Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803; lsualasc@gmail.com; Faculty Advisor: Suzanne Stauffer, stauffer@lsu.edu; Interim Director: Ed Holton, 225-578-3158; Fax: 225-578-4581

(Last updated 9/31/15)

   

Maryland

University of Maryland

Founded: Mar. 18, 2007, 56th Official Group

Executive Board:  Jessica Ault, umd.ala@gmail.com; ALA Student Chapter, c/o Paul Jaeger, College of Information Studies, Room 4110 Hornbake Library Building, South Wing, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; umd.ala@gmail.com; Faculty Advisors: John Bertot jbertot@umd.edu ; Paul Jaeger pjaeger@umd.edu ; Ann Weeks acweeks@umd.edu . Dean: Jennifer Preece, (301) 405-2035.

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(Last updated 5/19/15)

   

Massachusetts

Simmons College School of Library and Information Science

Founded: May 7, 1991, 29th Official Group

President: Katelyn Bennett katelyn.bennett@simmons.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115-5898,  Faculty Advisors: Mary Wilkins Jordan, mary.wilkinsjordan@simmons.edu; Em Claire Knowles, emclaire.knowles@simmons.edu; Dean: Eileen Abels, eileen.abels@simmons.edu

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(Last updated 5/19/16)

   

Michigan

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Founded: Dec. 1, 1980, 1st Official Group

President: n/a, alaofficers@umich.edu; ALA Student Chapter, School of Information, University of Michigan, North Quad, 105 South State Street., Ann Arbor, MI 48104; Faculty Advisor: Karen Markey, ylime@umich.edu; Dean: Thomas Finholt.

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Wayne State University

Founded: Apr. 26, 1988, 19th Official Group

President: Amanda Gantchev, amanda.gantchev@wayne.edu, ALA Student Chapter, Library Science Program, Wayne State University, 106 Kresge Library, Detroit, MI 48202; ala@wayne.edu; Faculty Advisor: Jen Pecoskie, ep1859@wayne.edu; Associate Dean and Professor: Stephen Bajjaly, Dean: Sandra Yee, (313) 577-6196, FAX (313) 577-4172

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(Last updated 11/16/15)

   

Minnesota

St. Catherine University

Founded: May 10, 2011, 61st Official Group

Chair: Chayse Sundt, cssundt@stkate.edu, Co-Chair: Katherine Warde, kvwarde@stkate.edu, Secretary: Wendy Dickman, wsdickman@stkate.edu, Treasurer: Salie Olson, saolson3@stkate.edu; Faculty Advisor: Sarah Park Dahlen (spark@stkate.edu) MLIS Program, St. Catherine University, Mail Stop #4125, 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105, Phone: 651.690.6802, Fax: 651.690.8742, Student chapter email: ala-students@stkate.edu

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(Last updated 06/3/16)

   

Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi

Founded: May 5, 1983, 5th Official Group

President:  Charlotte Roi, charlotte.roi@usm.edu; ALA Student Chapter, School of Library and Information Science, University of Southern Mississippi, Box 5146, Hattiesburg, MS 39406; Faculty Advisor: Xinyu Yu, xinyu.yu@usm.edu; Director: Dr. Teresa Welsh, teresa.welsh@usm.edu

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Missouri

University of Missouri (Library and Information Science Graduate Student Association (LISGSA))

Founded: December 6, 1994, 43rd Official Group

President: Sarah Colbert, sechvc@mail.missouri.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Information Science & Learning Tech.,, University of Missouri, c/o Dr. Denice Adkins, University of Missouri, 303 Townsend, Columbia, MO 65211; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Denice Adkins, adkinsde@missouri.edu; 573-884-9804; Program Chair: Dr. Denice Adkins; Associate Division Director: Dr. Joi L. Moore.

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New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Founded: Mar. 12, 1987, 11th Official Group

Co-Presidents: Ally Blumenfeld, allyblumenfeld@gmail.com, and Carla Harwood, carlaharwood@gmail.com; ALA Student Chapter, Department of Library and Information Science, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, 4 Huntington St., New Brunswick, NJ 08903, Email: mlis@comminfo.rutgers.edu; Faculty Advisor: Kay Cassell, kcassell@rutgers.edu; Chair: Ross Todd, rtodd@rutgers.edu; 848-932-7602

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New York

Long Island University

Founded: Oct. 2, 1989, 23rd Official Group

President: TBA, ALA Student Chapter, Palmer School of Library & Info. Science, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548-1300; Faculty Advisor: Jose Fernando Pena, Jose.Pena@liu.edu; Program Diretor: Jody Howard, Jody.Howard@liu.edu.

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Pratt Institute

Founded: Sep. 13, 2002 50th Official Group

President: Sarah Hackney, shackney@pratt.edu; Vice President: Alana Mohamed, alana.mhmd@gmail.com; ALA Student Chapter, Pratt School of Information and Library Science, 144 West 14th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10011; Faculty Advisor: Irene Lopatovska, ilopatov@pratt.edu; Dean: Tula Giannini, giannini@pratt.edu

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Queens College, City University of New York

Founded: May 16, 1990, 25th Official Group

President: Ashley Bressingham, qclissa@gmail.com, ALA Student Chapter, Graduate School of Library & Info. Science, Queens College, City University of NY, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, NY 11367; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Colleen Cool; Chair: Dr. Colleen Cool (718) 997-3790, FAX (718) 997-3797

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University at Albany, State University of New York

Founded: Apr. 14, 1988, 4th Official Group

President: Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno, kthornton-destafeno@albany.edu, ALA Student Chapter, Department of Information Studies, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, State University of New York, Albany, 135 Western Ave., Draper #116, Albany, NY 12222, uascala@gmail.com; (518) 442-5110, FAX (518) 442-5367. Faculty Advisor: Hemalata Iyer, hi651@albany.edu; Department Chair: Philip Eppard, peppard@albany.edu; Interim Dean: Dr. Kim L. Boyer, (518) 442-5110, FAX (518) 442-5367.

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University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Founded: Feb. 17, 1993, 39th Official Group

President: Jillian Hayes ubstudentala@gmail.com, ALA Student Chapter, Department Library Studies and Information Studies, State University of New York, Buffalo, 534 Baldy Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260-1020;  Faculty Advisor: Dr. Brenda Battleson blb@buffalo.edu; Dean: Mary H. Gresham, Graduate School of Education, (716) 645-6640, FAX (716) 645-2479; Department Chair, Dr. Heidi Julien, heidijul@buffallo.edu.  Dean/Director/Chair, can4@buffalo.edu

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St. John's University

Founded: November 1, 2010, 59th Official Group

President: Rachel Sferlazza, rachel.sferlazza14@my.stjohns.edu; ALA Student Chapter, Division of Library and Information Science, Queens Campus (Main Campus), St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, New York 11439, (718) 990-6200; Email: stj.alachapter@gmail.com; Faculty Advisor: Dr. James Vorbach, vorbachj@stjohns.edu; (718) 990-1834; Chair/Director: Dr. James Vorbach, vorbachj@stjohns.edu

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Syracuse University

Founded: Oct. 7, 2002, 51st Official Group

Leadership Team: Felicia DaVolio, fmdavoli@syr.edu, Abigail Digel, atdigel@syr.edu, Alexa Hirsch (primary contact), alhir100@syr.edu, Eryn Stark, eestark@syr.edu, Patrick Walker, pmwalk01@syr.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, 245 Hinds Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244; Faculty Advisor: Renee Franklin-Hill, rfhill@syr.edu; Staff Advisor: Blythe Bennett, babennet@syr.edu.

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North Carolina

East Carolina University

Founded: Feb. 28, 2005, 53rd Official Group

President: Michelle P. Osborne, osbornemi15@students.ecu.edu, ALA Student Chapter, Library Science Program, East Carolina University, 103 Ragsdale Mail Stop: 172, Greenville, NC 27858; Faculty Advisors: Jami Jones, (252) 328-2732; jonesj@ecu.edu; Department Chair: John Harer, harerj@ecu.edu

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North Carolina Central University

Founded: Apr. 14, 1988, 18th Official Group

President: Constance Caddell, ccaddell@eagles.nccu.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Library & Info. Science, North Carolina Central University, 1801 Fayetteville Rd., P.O. Box 19586, Durham, NC 27707; Faculty Advisor: Ismail Abdullahi; iabdullahi@nccu.edu; Dean: Irene Owens, (919) 530-5213, FAX (919) 530-6002

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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Founded: Nov. 20, 1991, 33rd Official Group

President: Bethany Greene, greenebd@live.unc.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB #3360 100 Manning Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360; Faculty Advisor: Claudia Gollop, gollop@email.unc.edu; Dean: Gary Marchionini, march@ils.unc.edu

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University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Founded: Sept. 27, 1988, 21st Official Group

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President: Sarah Prescott, skpresco@uncg.edu, ALA Student Chapter, ALA/LISSA, Department of Library & Info. Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 446 School of Education Building, P.O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170;  Faculty Advisors: Fatih Oguz, f_oguz@uncg.eduChair: Lee Shiflett, olshifle@uncg.edu

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Ohio

Kent State University

Founded: Oct. 22, 1989, 22nd Official Group

President: Gina Teti, tetigina@kent.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Library Science, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Daniel Roland, droland1@kent.edu; Interim Director: Dr. Don Wicks, dwicks@kent.edu

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Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma

Founded: Apr. 8, 1992, 36th Official Group

Co-Presidents: Cameron Smith david.smith-2@ou.edu, Kelly Sitzman kelly.sitzman@ou.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Library & Information Studies, University of Oklahoma, 401 W. Brooks St., Rm. 120, Norman, OK 73019-6032, slisinfo@ou.edu; Faculty Advisor: Drs. Yong-Mi Kim, yongmi@ou.edu (Fall 2013), Betsy Martens, bvmartens@ou.edu (Spring 2014) and John T. Snead, jsnead@ou.edu (2013-2014); Director: Cecelia Brown, (405) 325-3921, FAX (405) 325-7648.

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Northeastern State University

Founded: Feb. 22, 2006, 55th Official Group

President: Eric Schmidt, schmid01@nsuok.edu, ALA Student Chapter, Library Media & Info Tech. Program, Northeastern State University, BAC257, Broken Arrow, OK 74014; Faculty Advisor: Barbara Ray; Dean: Debbie Landry (918) 449-6000, ext. 3742

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Pennsylvania

Clarion University

Founded: Apr. 13, 1992, 37th Official Group

President: Jessica Demarte J.N.Demarte@eagle.clarion.edu, ALA Student Chapter, 210 Carlson Library, Clarion, PA 16214; Faculty Advisor: Dr. YooJin Ha, yha@clarion.eduChair: Dr. Linda Lillard, llillard@clarion.edu

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Drexel University

Founded: Jan. 23, 1991, 27th Official Group

President: April James, alj82@drexel.edu, ALA Student Chapter, College of Info. Sci. & Tech., Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-2875; drexelscala@gmail.com; Faculty Advisor: Tim Siftar, siftar@drexel.edu; Dean: David Fenske, (215) 895-2474, FAX (215) 895-2494

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University of Pittsburgh

Founded: Jan. 28, 1988, 15th Official Group

Presidents: Bryan James McGeary, bjm100@pitt.edu, pittscala@gmail.com; ALA Student Chapter, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 505 IS Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15260; Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Mahoney, etm@pitt.edu; Dean: Ron Larsen, (412) 624-5230, FAX (412) 624-5231

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Puerto Rico

University of Puerto Rico

Founded: Dec. 12, 2000, 47th Official Group

President: TBA, ALA Student Chapter, Graduate School of Info. Sciences & Technologies, University of Puerto Rico, P.O. Box 21906, UPR Station, San Juan, PR 00931-1906; Faculty Advisor: Louisa Vigo-Cepeda, (787) 764-0000 x5031; Director: Consuelo Figueras-Alvarez, (787) 763-6199, FAX (787) 764-2311

   

Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island

Founded: Mar. 5, 1993, 41st Official Group

President: Sam Simas, uristudentala@gmail.com; Vice President: Alyssa Taft; Secretary: Susan Chakmakian; Treasurer: Kathleen Fieffe; Webmaster: Sarah Mias; ALA Student Chapter, Graduate School of Library & Info. Studies, University of Rhode Island, Rodman Hall, 94 West Alumni Avenue, Kingston, RI 02881; Faculty Advisor: Lauren Mandel, Lauren_Mandel@uri.edu

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South Carolina

University of South Carolina

Founded: Aug. 18, 1987, 12th Official Group

President: Heather O'Brien, obrienhe@email.sc.edu, ALA Student Chapter, ALA/LISSA, Grad. School of Library & Info. Science, 1501 Greene Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208; Faculty Advisors: Elise Lewis, elewis@mailbox.sc.edu; 803-777-4688; Heather Moorefield-Lang, mlangh@mailbox.sc.edu Director: Samantha Hastings, (803) 777-3858, FAX (803) 777-7938; LISSA@mailbox.sc.edu

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Tennessee

University of Tennessee

Founded: Jan. 23, 1991, 28th Official Group

Presidents: Elizabeth G Wilson ewilso34@utk.edu and Andrew Grissom agrisso2@vols.utk.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 451 Communications Bldg., 1345 Circle Park Dr., Knoxville, TN 37996-0341; Faculty Advisor: Bharat Mehra, bmehra@utk.edu,(865)974-5917; Director: Edwin Cortez, (865) 974-2148, FAX (865) 974-4967

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Texas Woman’s University

Founded: Sept. 15, 1988, 20th Official Group

President: Christine De Angelis, cdeangelis@twu.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Library & Info. Studies, Texas Woman's University, P.O. Box 425438, Denton, TX 76204-5438, Phone: 940-898-2602; glisaattwu@gmail.com; fax: 940-898-2611; Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Jennifer Richey, jrichey1@twu.edu;  Director: Ling Hwey Jeng; (940) 898-2603; FAX (940) 898-2611; LJeng@mail.twu.edu

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University of North Texas

Founded: Feb. 18, 1997, 46th Official Group

President: Lorraine Sheldon, lorrainessheldon@gmail.com, ALA Student Chapter, School of Library & Info. Science, University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle #311068, Denton, TX 76203-5017;  Email: untlissa@gmail.com; Faculty Advisor: Faculty Advisors: Xin Wang, Xin.Wang@unt.edu; Holly Dolan, Holly.Dolan@unt.edu; Fax: (940) 565-3101; Dean: Greg Jones; Dr. Suliman M. Hawamdeh, suliman.hawamdeh@unt.edu 

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University of Texas, Austin

Founded: Mar. 6, 1992, 35th Official Group

Co-Directors: Kelly Garrett, kelly.garrett@utexas.edu, Molly Roy, mollyroy@utexas.edu, and Alex Peterson, alexdpete@gmail.com. ALA Student Chapter, University of Texas at Austin, School of Information, Austin, TX 78701-1213; Faculty Advisor: April Kessler, akessler@austin.utexas.edu; Dean: Andrew Dillon, (512) 471-3821, FAX (512) 471-3971

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Washington

University of Washington

Founded: Nov. 26, 1986, 9th Official Group

Presidents: Lauren Seegmiller, lseeg@uw.edu; Melanie Kay, kaym3@uw.edu; ALA Student Chapter, The Information School, University of Washington, Mary Gates Hall, Suite 370, Seattle, WA 98195-2840; Faculty Advisor: Susan Hildreth, hildreth@uw.edu, (206) 543-1887; Dean: Harry Bruce, (206) 616-0985, FAX (206) 616-3152

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Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Founded: Apr. 14, 1982, 3rd Official Group

President:  Amanda Geske, amanda.geske@wisc.edu; ALA Student Chapter, School of Library & Info. Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Helen C. White Hall, 600 N. Park St., Madison, WI 53706; Faculty Advisor: Allison G. Kaplan,  agkaplan@wisc.edu, 608-890-1335; Director: Kristin Eschenfelder, eschenfelder@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2105

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University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Founded: May 1, 1991, 30th Official Group

Chair:  Elizabeth Kamper, eakamper@uwm.edu, ALA Student Chapter, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, NWQ B, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53211; Faculty Advisor: Sharon Lake, salake@uwm.edu; Dean: Tomas Lipinski, tlipinsk@uwm.edu

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