Contact: Margot Conahan
For Immediate Release
February 9, 2010
Scholarship applicants must be current ACRL members employed at a historically black college or university, at a tribal college or university or at a Hispanic serving institution. Applicants will submit a brief, written statement that describes how participation in the institute will contribute to their leadership development or define three ways in which the institute will help improve their leadership effectiveness. Applicants must also demonstrate that they have support from their institution to attend by submitting a brief statement from their supervisor, manager or library director.
The ACRL/ Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians provides important leadership concepts and applies them to the practical challenges of leading and managing within the contemporary academic library. The curriculum addresses three areas—planning, organizational strategy and change, and transformational learning. The overarching goal of the institute curriculum is to increase participants’ leadership and management capacity. Complete details about the program are online at
Direct questions to Margot Conahan at email@example.com or (312) 280-2522.
ACRL is a division of the American Library Association, representing more than 12,500 academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership organization in North America that develops programs, products and services to meet the unique needs of academic and research librarians. Its initiatives enable the higher education community to understand the role that academic libraries play in the teaching, learning and research environments.