For immediate release | June 4, 2013

Karol M. Wasylyshyn to speak at LLAMA/ACRL Joint Presidents Program

CHICAGO — Please join the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) for their joint Presidents’ Program at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Titled “Standing on Marbles: Ensuring Steady Leadership in Unsteady Times,” the program will feature noted author, executive coach and leadership consultant Karol M. Wasylyshyn.

The program hosted by ACRL President Steven J. Bell, associate university librarian for research and instructional services at Temple University, and LLAMA President Pat Hawthorne, interim chief administrative officer at the Emory University Robert W. Woodruff Library. It will take place from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at McCormick Place, room S105abc.


The Library Leadership and Management Association ( advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.

About ACRL

ACRL is a division of the American Library Association, representing more than 11,500 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. ACRL is on the Web at, Facebook at and Twitter at @ala_acrl.


Fred Reuland

Program Officer

Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)