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The ALISE 2016 Conference theme of “Radical Change: Inclusion and Innovation” celebrates the far reaching impact of Eliza T. Dresang’s work. The conference welcomes contributions that explore inclusive practices and innovative strategies in teaching and research, with special interest for Cultural Diversity, Digital Societies, Intellectual Freedom, Social Justice and International Resources.

Our logo for the conference is the metamorphosis of a caterpillar to a butterfly. This is a great symbol of radical change and transformation. Although the caterpillar and the butterfly exist in the same environment, each has its own perception and understanding of the world. As the caterpillar prepares for transformation, it must build the chrysalis, which acts as protection and change agent. When the radical change is completed, the butterfly emerges from the chrysalis into a new world, one of amazing potential and opportunity. The radical transformation and change allows the caterpillar to move beyond its small environment as a beautiful butterfly excited and ready to see and learn about its brave new world. 

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Thursday, January 7 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Session 4.1 Juried Panel: Radical Change? Transitioning from Faculty to Administrator

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Have you thought about moving from faculty to administrator? Has your organization pressed you to take on a leadership role? Do you wonder if it would be a good move professionally and if a leadership position of this type will fulfill your X needs? This session will feature four LIS Program Administrators discussing the ins and outs, ups and downs of their lives as administrators, as well as their insights for those contemplating an administrative appointment in the years ahead.

Speakers/Authors
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Eileen Abels

Dean and Professor, Simmons College, School of Library and Information Science
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Dr. Stephen Bajjaly

Wayne State University
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Kristin Eschenfelder

Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Kristin R. Eschenfelder (PhD, Syracuse 2000) is a Professor at the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests focus on access and use regimes – or the complex, multi-level networks of laws, customs, technologies and... Read More →
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Heidi Julien

Chair and Professor, University at Buffalo
digital literacy, information behavior, higher education


Thursday January 7, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am EST
Arlington (Mezzanine)

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