Office of the Vice Provost and Dean

Photograph of Damon Jaggars
Damon Jaggars
Vice Provost and Dean

The Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of University Libraries provides vision, strategic direction, and leadership to ensure University Libraries’ position as one of the nation’s leading academic research libraries.

This office collaborates with partners across the university, state, and world to advance the education, research, and engagement mission of this public land-grant institution in the following ways:

  • Modeling excellence within the university and academic research library communities to increase the impact of University Libraries.
  • Creating enriching experiences for university faculty, staff, students, and scholars through seamless discovery, access, and delivery of the Libraries' distinctive collections, content, and resources

University Libraries Executive Committee

Alison Armstrong, Associate Dean for Research and Education, 614-292-6206

Thomas Dickens, Chief Diversity Officer, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, 614-247-9589

Lisa Patton-Glinski, Chief Administrative Officer, Assistant Dean for Planning and Administration, 614-688-7425

Karla Strieb, Associate Dean for Content and Access,614-292-6840

Jennifer Vinopal, Associate Dean for Distinctive Collections and Digital Programs, 614-292-6864

University Libraries Administrative Team

Elaine D. Pritchard, Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost and Dean of University Libraries, 614-292-4241

Christine OConnell, Administrative Associate II, 614-514-5874


Julie Beroukas SnyderSenior Director of Development, 614-292-5161

Connor Costakos, Director of Development, 614-292-8339


Nancy Colvin, Director of Strategic Marketing and Communication, 614-688-1723

Casey CramerMarketing and Communications Consultant, 614-247-6385

Anna StilesDigital Content Specialist, 614-247-1807

Pamela McClung, Graphic Designer, 614-292-7089  

Outreach and Engagement

Quanetta Batts, Program Director, 614-688-1518

Shannon Niemeyer, Event Manager, 614-292-5345

Alicia Perkins, Outreach & Engagement Assistant, 614-292-4089

Christina Adams, Development & Events Assistant, 614-688-2749