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Angela Grogan

Angela Grogan

Director of Library Services
 LIB 206
 +1 (573) 592-5245
Department(s):
  • Reeves Library

Biography:

Current Position
As Director of Library Services, Angela Grogan provides leadership for library services in ways that support the mission of the College and serve the needs of the students, faculty, and WC community. The position oversees resource management, services, personnel, and budgeting for the library and reports to the Senior Vice President and Dean of Faculty.

The library provides the lifeline for academia as members of the Westminster community develop life-long learning skills. Developing effective ways to integrate the Association of College & Research Library Information Literacy Skills into the New Foundations curriculum and WC assessment program is an essential and ongoing part of the library's mission.

Scholarly / Professional Highlights
Grogan serves on the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) College Section Committee for Professional Development. As a member of the statewide library system she serves on the MOBIUS Council and has presented several times at the annual MOBIUS conference. Grogan also serves on the local ONE READ task force with the Daniel Boone Regional Library system.

Grogan was part of the original task force charged with developing the Westminster Center for Teaching Excellence in 2000. She attended theMichigan Wakonse Conference on Teaching Renewal in 2001 to prepare our faculty mentoring program for implementation in the fall 2001. She continues to serve as an ex-officio member of the Teaching and Learning Committee. Since 2002 Grogan has also served as the faculty advisor for Omicron Delta Kappa, the national honor society for leadership.

Background / Past Professional Experience
Grogan assumed her duties as Director of Library Services in July 2003 after serving Westminster College and Reeves Library since 1988. During her time at Westminster she filled a number of roles including coordinating the campus wide media services for almost 14 years, serving as Interim Head of Public Services and Reference Librarian, and Interim Director.

Education
B.S. in Education from University of Missouri-Columbia; Masters in Library and Information Science, emphasis in academic libraries, also from UMC.

Courses Taught
WMS 101 & WSM 102 Westminster Seminar; SSI 101Library Research; EDU 395 Instructional Technology

Personal information
Grogan has always called Fulton her home. Her hobbies include two grandchildren, playing the piano and exploring the many interesting facets of nature. Her oldest son graduated from Westminster in 2003 and resides in Bentonville, Arkansas where he works as a Senior Buyer for Sam's Club. Her youngest son is an electrician in the Fulton area. She is involved with the Presbyterian Church where she currently serves as an Elder on the Session of the church.

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