Administration

Sean Barker Assistant to the Dean smbarker@ku.edu 785-864-3843
Mike Broadwell Executive Director of Administrative Services mikebr@ku.edu 785-864-8922
Erin Ellis Assistant Dean of Research and Learning eellis@ku.edu 785-864-5589
Judith Emde Assistant Dean of Content and Access Services jemde@ku.edu 785-864-4931
Scott Hanrath Assistant Dean of Information Technology and Discovery Services shanrath@ku.edu 785-864-0328
lorraine haricombe Dean of Libraries ljharic@ku.edu 785-864-4711
Kent Miller Associate Dean of Libraries kmiller@ku.edu 785-864-8989
Mary Roach Associate Dean of Libraries mroach@ku.edu 785-864-3046
Rebecca Smith Director of Communications and Advancement rasmith@ku.edu 785-864-1761
Beth Whittaker Assistant Dean of Distinctive Collections bethwhittaker@ku.edu 785-864-4275


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