April 24 – 26, 2023 – Atlanta, Georgia

WORD version of agenda

See also:  Work Status Report – April 2023



Monday, April 24, 2023

5:30pm – 7pm Optional:  Drinks & Snacks for Early Arrivers
Club Room, Lobby Level, Georgia Tech Hotel

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

8:30am ASERL Board Meeting over breakfast
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center Amphitheatre 233
Light breakfast available at GT Global Learning Center for all early-arrivers.
9:30am OPTIONAL TOURS – Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, led by Dr. Meredith Evans, Library Director.  Bus departs GT Hotel at 9:30am, returns at 11:45am
12:00pm Lunch at GT Global Learning Center
Deans’ DEI Committee Working Lunch

ASERL Spring 2023 Membership Meeting
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center Amphitheatre 233
Welcome / Call to Order – Chris Cox, Clemson University & ASERL President
Welcome to new deans / directors & guests / visitors

See also:  New & noteworthy items from member libraries

1:15pm ASERL 2023 Annual Meeting
* Annual Financial Report – Doug Way, University of Kentucky & ASERL Secretary-Treasurer
* Nominating Committee Report / Board Elections – Chris Cox

Strategic Planning Working Group:  Member Input on Refining ASERL’s Organizational Goals for the FutureJason Battles, University of Arkansas & SPWG Chairperson

2:15pm Break
2:30pm ASERL Membership Task Force:  Ongoing Conversation / Member Input on Options for Growth – Gale Etschmaier, Florida State University & ASERL President-Elect  (intro / small groups / report-out)
3:30pm Intro to Executive Coaching for Library Deans & DirectorsGypsy Denzine, Virginia Commonwealth University
* Defining your Career Success Network, and your Leadership Values
* Options for Coaching – for yourself and your teams
4:30pm Wrap-up for the day / Recess
5:00pm Members’ Reception — Rooftop Gardens at Clough Learning Commons
5:00pm: Depart GT Hotel for Georgia Tech Library – hopefully walking (MAP — approx. ½ mile / 10-minute walk).  If walking is not feasible, the Georgia Tech “Stinger” shuttle service is free, departs from hotel and stops near library rear entrance. 
5:15pm: Arrive GT Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons / Reception on Clough Rooftop. If inclement weather, reception will be held in GT Library – Crosland Tower #7130
6:15pm: Return to Georgia Tech Hotel
Evening Dinner.  On your own. Suggested nearby restaurants.
Dinner Group sign-up sheets in meeting room.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

8:00am Light Breakfast – GT Global Learning Center Break Area
8:30am Reconvene
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center – Amphitheatre 233
Follow-up items from previous day?
8:30am – 9:30am Break-Out Conversations:
* Deans’ Info-Sharing: Legislative, Media & Policy Inquiries about Library Programming — Chris Cox, moderator
* Deans’ Conversations: Goals & Ideas for a Salary Survey within ASERL — Tim Pyatt & Leslie Sharp, moderators
9:30am Break

Panel Presentation / Q&A:  Connecting Libraries to their Institution’s Responses to Federal Data Management Mandates
* Dr. Chaouki Abdallah, Executive Vice President for Research, Georgia Tech
* Dr. Deborah W. Bruner, Senior Vice President for Research, Emory University
* Dr. Timothy Denning, Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Georgia State University

Suggested background readings:
Ivy Plus Library Consortium letter to OSTP
* Scholarly Kitchen Opinion:  “Is the library responsible for Open Access compliance?

10:45am Break
11:00am Other News & Updates
* BIPOC Leadership Development Workshops
* “Risky Business” Unconference – August 10 – 11 @ Emory
* Others TBD
11:45am – 12:00pm Q & A  / Wrap-Up / Adjourn



Summer 2023 Deans’ e-Update:  August 15, 2023 at 11am ET / 10am CT via Zoom


Fall Membership Meeting:  November 29 – 30, 2023