University Library announces acting dean

Charlene Sorensen will serve as acting dean of the University Library starting May 1, 2020.

Sorensen assumes this role while Dr. Melissa Just (EdD), dean of the University Library, serves her term as the University of Saskatchewan’s interim provost and vice-president academic.

An integral part of the University Library’s operation and evolution since first joining the team in 2006, Sorensen’s leadership experience includes her continued work as associate dean and her previous tenure as interim dean in 2016.

In her career at the library, Sorensen has performed expertly in a variety of roles and has had significant involvement in strategic planning and oversight of library collections.

Prior to joining the University Library, she worked with Health Canada and the National Research Council of Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (now the National Science Library).

With a wealth of experience and versatility in librarianship, Sorensen holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Western Ontario, in addition to a Bachelor of Arts (honours) degree in classics from USask.

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