Denise Stephens

Stephens appointed university librarian

Denise Stephens, university librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been appointed university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis, effective July 1, according to Provost Holden Thorp. Stephens succeeds Jeffrey G. Trzeciak, who left the university last July.

University librarian search committee formed

A search committee to identify candidates for the position of university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis has been formed by Provost Holden Thorp. The position was formerly held by Jeffrey G. Trzeciak, who left the university in July.

Historical video interviews with Lewis available

University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive has made video interviews with U.S. Congressman John Lewis from the acclaimed “Eyes on the Prize” documentary series available on its YouTube channel. Lewis will give the university’s Commencement address Friday, May 20.

Addision selected for UCLA Senior Fellows Program

Aaron Addison, director of scholarly services at University Libraries, has been selected to participate in the 2016 UCLA Senior Fellows Program. The program allows fellows to consider new approaches to issues confronting academic institutions and their libraries.

​Reimagining Olin Library​

​Through the generous support of alumni and friends of Washington University, the John M. Olin Library will be transformed into a center for 21st century scholarship.

Evans named associate university librarian​

​Meredith Evans, PhD, has been named associate university librarian for University Libraries at Washington University in St. Louis. She oversees the Department of Special Collections, which includes the Film and Media Archive, Manuscripts, the Modern Graphic History Library, Preservation, Rare Books, and University Archives.

Our Washington: Providing resources

Growing up in the segregated South, Associate University Librarian Virginia Toliver was banned from her local library. But her school library opened her up to a world beyond Mississippi. She donates to WUSTL to build a stronger Olin Library.
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