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Sheehan Appointed Associate University Librarian at Hamline

Amy 2Hamline University and Archives is pleased to announce that Amy Sheehan has been appointed to the role of Associate University Librarian.

Amy began her library employment at Hamline in 1996, working part-time evenings and weekends. Over the succeeding 19 years, Amy has steadily contributed to the evolving research and instruction services the Bush Library offers to students and faculty. She has also been active across campus in other roles, including:

  • Board Member Campus Staff Association, 2002-2005
  • Member, University Strategic Planning Task Force, 2006-2007
  • Member, Committee on Learning Outcomes and Assessment, 2007-present
  • Administrative Team Leader for Student Learning Assessment 2008-present
  • Provost Initiative: Libraries Strategic Vision leader 2013-2014

Notably, Hamline tapped Amy to lead a university initiative that culminated in College of Liberal Arts Faculty adopting a Critical Inquiry and Information Literacy component to the general education curriculum.

During 2011-2012 Amy participated as a member of a transition team to consider new administrative structures for library services at Hamline. And from December 2012 to June 2014 she served as Interim Library Director for the Bush Library.

While in that interim post, Amy sat as a member of the CLIC Board of Directors. She had previous assignments on the CLIC Strategic Planning Advisory Group from 2009-2011, as well as on several other CLIC committees, task forces and working groups.

Amy’s new, expanded role encompasses a wide range of management responsibilities involving research and instruction services, information literacy, collection development, space allocation, budgeting, personnel, organizational development, and assessment.

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