The Library Committee is a Standing Committee of the Senate, with the following responsibilities:

  • Advising the University Librarian on matters related to the operations of the UCW Library.
  • Serving as a liaison between the Library and UCW Community. This committee will provide perspectives and advice on matters including, but not limited to:
    • Collection development
    • Information competency
    • Library operations and services
    • Strategies for integrating Library programming with other instructional, research and service activities at the University
  • Providing input on updating relevant Library policies and procedures.
  • Acting as ambassadors of the Library to the wider UCW Community.

Committee Membership

Vice President Academic Dr. Maureen Mancuso Ex Officio
Associate Vice President Teaching, Learning & Scholarship
Dr. Stephanie Chu Ex Officio
University Librarian Brenda Mathenia Ex Officio
Program Chair
Faculty Representative (1) – ACSS
Faculty Representative (2) – Graduate
Faculty Representative (3)
Faculty Representative (4)
Student Representative Arya Patel 2023.11- 2024.10
Library Staff Member (non-voting)
UAP Representative (non-voting)
Director of Student Affairs and Services (or designate) (non-voting)
Senate Secretary/Recording Secretary Adrian Mitescu/Saleiha Sharif Ex Officio (non-voting)

The Committee meets on an as-needed basis, with a minimum of two meetings per year; meetings are usually closed. For any questions, please contact the Senate Secretariat at [email protected].