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Library Advisory Board Charge

American National University/National College
Library Advisory Board


Purpose: The Library Advisory Board (LAB) has been established to identify issues and evaluate suggestions regarding library resources and services provided to the institution. Board members will receive input from faculty, students, and other advisory boards. The LAB will discuss any suggestions brought to their attention regarding changes to core library resources to determine their viability. The Director of Library Services will compile suggested changes and will forward to the Academics Committee at

Agenda: A detailed agenda including all proposals should be developed and presented for review at each meeting.

Membership: 16 members, including

  • Director of Library Services
  • One campus director from each of the following program areas: Business & Accounting, Health Sciences, and Information Technology
  • Three student representative from two or more of the following programs: Business & Accounting, Health Sciences, and Information Technology
  • Two faculty representative from: Business & Accounting, General Education, Health Sciences, and Information Technology; One representative At Large.

Potential members may volunteer or be recommended by campus or central administration.

Chair: Faculty elected by the membership

Meetings: The board will meet virtually three times per year in February, June, and October.

Minutes: Minutes of the meetings will be recorded and proposals for review will be compiled by the Director of Library Services and sent to the Academics Committee to be put on the agenda for the AC meetings. The meeting minutes should be placed on Share Point. These should be sent to

Library Advisory Board Membership

February 23, 2017

Mary Oxenrider, Chair
Charlottesville VA
Information Technology

Judith Batemen
Lynchburg, VA
Health Sciences

Joshua Deppen
Dayton, OH
Health Sciences

Mark Evans
Business & Accounting

Theosious Fuqua
Louisville, KY
Business & Accounting

Karen Gordon
Danville, KY
Business & Accounting

Dr. Stephen Helwig
Roanoke Valley, VA
Information Technology

Catherine Jackson
Nashville, TN
Health Sciences

Donna Kay Kendrick
Nashville, TN
General Education

Tiffany A. Lee
Roanoke, VA
General Education

Whitnie Spencer
Danville, VA
Information Technology

Library Advisory Board Meetings

Meeting Schedule


  • 2017
  • Thursday, February 23, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
  • Summer 2017 (TBD)
  • Thursday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET (tentative)


  • 2016
  • Thursday, February 18, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET (completed)
  • Thursday, March 24, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET (completed)
  • Thursday, June 23, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET (completed)
  • Thursday, October 27, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET (cancelled)

Meeting Minutes

Internal Documents