DuraSpace Board of Directors
President, DuraSpace Board of Directors
James Hilton is Vice President and Chief Information Officer and Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia where he is responsible for planning and coordinating academic and administrative information technology, voice communications, and network operations on a university-wide basis.
|Ann J. Wolpert
Vice President, DuraSpace Board of Directors
Ann J. Wolpert is Director of Libraries at MIT where she is responsible for the MIT Libraries, the Institute Archives, Academic Media Production Services, and the Distance Education Group. Her Institute responsibilities additionally include academic oversight of the MIT Press, as well as membership on the Committee on Intellectual Property, the Council on Educational Technology, the Deans' Committee, and the Academic Council. She chairs the Management Board of the MIT Press and the Board of Directors of Technology Review, Inc.
|G. Sayeed Choudhury
G. Sayeed Choudhury is the Associate Dean for Library Programs and Hodson Director of Digital Research and Curation Center at the Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University. He is also the Director of Operations for the Institute of Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES) based at Johns Hopkins. He is the Principal Investigator for the Data Conservancy, one of the awards through NSF's DataNet program.
|Paul N. Courant
Paul N. Courant, is University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Professor of Economics and Professor of Information at the University of Michigan. In addition to directing the Library his academic work has considered the economics of universities, the economics of libraries and archives, and the effects of new information technologies and other disruptions on scholarship, scholarly publication, and academic libraries.
Tom Cramer is the Chief Technology Strategist and Associate Director of Digital Library Systems & Services at Stanford University. He oversees the development and delivery of Stanford’s digital library services for digitization, discovery, delivery, preservation and management of digital resources that support teaching, learning and research. He is a founder of the Hydra Project, an active contributor to Blacklight and other successful open source projects that deal with digital asset management and discovery. He serves as the Chair and Co-Director of PASIG, the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group, and is a steering group member for Open Repositories.
|Charles J. Henry
Charles J. Henry serves as the President of the Council on Library and Information Resources. Mr. Henry was vice provost and university librarian at Rice University, a position he held since 1996. He was responsible for library services and programs, including the Digital Library Initiative and the Digital Media Center.
Diana Oblinger, is President and CEO of EDUCAUSE. She has held senior positions in academia and business, having received several awards for teaching, research and distinguished service. Oblinger is also the co-author the award winning What Business Wants from Higher Education and several other books, monographs and articles on higher education and technology. She is known for work on the Next Generation Learner, Learning Spaces and the Next Generation Learning Challenges.
Tyler Walters currently serves as dean of University Libraries at Virginia Tech. Prior to moving to Virgina Tech., Tyler was the associate dean at the Library and Information Center at Georgia Tech. Walters began his career in 1987 as an assistant in the photographic archives unit of the North Carolina Division of Archives and History. From 1988 to 1992, he served as the assistant university archivist at the Northwestern University Library. In 1992, he went to the Iowa State University Library as assistant professor in the special collections department. He was promoted to associate professor and served as head of the special collections department from 1996 to 1998. In 1998, he was appointed director of the William R. Haselton Library and Knowledge Center at the Institute of Paper Science and Technology, now a unit of Georgia Tech. In 2002, he began as the associate director of digital and technical services at Georgia Tech, later as associate director for technology and resource services, and most recently as associate dean.
|||Laura C. Wood
Laura C. Wood is the director of Tisch Library at Tufts University. Tisch is the main library, serving the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering. Her responsibilities include serving as Tufts' representative to the Boston Library Consortium, current chair of the University Library Council, and collaborating on the expansion of Tufts digital infrastructure. From 2004-2011 she was librarian of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library at Harvard Divinity School. Prior to that, she was Technical services librarian and periodicals librarian at Pitts Theology Library at Emory University. She is a former board member and past president of the American Theological Library Association.