ACRL Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee

Charge

To oversee and implement ACRL’s Student Learning Initiative as described in the strategic plan. Work with the ACRL Board and other ACRL units to create a comprehensive approach to student learning and information literacy efforts including a) promote and facilitate professional development, publications, research, and advocacy related to information literacy and student learning; b) support the development of the ACRL student learning/information literacy website; and c) monitor and assess the effectiveness of the ACRL Student Learning Initiative.

Roster

Meg Meiman (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Melissa Nicole Mallon (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Jaena Alabi (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Andrea Baer (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Quetzalli Barrientos (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Kyle Ilana Binaxas (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Mou Chakraborty (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Michael Courtney (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Amanda L. Folk (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Gina Kessler Lee (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Melissa Nicole Mallon (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Marianne Myers (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Jane Nichols (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Lamonica Sanford (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Maura Seale (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Virginia T. Seymour (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Jennifer Shimada (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Nikhat J. Ghouse (ACRL-IS Representative, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Sandra C. McCarthy (ACRL CJCLS Representative, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Rhonda Kay Huisman (Ex-Officio Member, February 1, 2020, to January 31, 2022)
Ms. Lindsay Matts-Benson (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Toni Anaya (Board Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Mary Jane Petrowski (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)

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Composition

  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, vice-chair, and three members)
  • One member selected by the Instruction Section Executive Committee (always the Instruction Section past-chair)
  • One member selected by the Community and Junior College Libraries Section
  • Ex-officio members include intersections of scholarly communication and information literacy licensed workshops presenter coordinator and professional development licensed workshops presenter coordinator.
  • Chair serves as ex-officio member to the Project Outcome for Academic Libraries Editorial Board
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee
  • Since it is important that the vice-chair/chair be knowledgeable about the responsibilities and concerns of the committee, it is suggested that the committee vice-chair/chair be selected from the existing committee membership.

Origin

In 2008, the Information Literacy Coordinating Committee was reconstituted by the ACRL Board as a standing committee from the former Information Literacy Advisory Committee with a coordinating committee structure. In 2013, the committee shifted from a coordinating committee to a standalone committee and is one of ACRL’s four goal-area committees as part of the Plan for Excellence.

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

Mary Jane Petrowski
Associate Director
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616
Work: 312-280-2523
E-mail: mpetrowski@ala.org