Cathy Carpenter

Head, CESO Department & Subject Librarian

Cathy Carpenter is Head of Campus Engagement & Scholarly Outreach. She manages a department of 15 librarians who collaborate on delivering innovative service, instruction, outreach programs, engagement activities, and scholarly initiatives to students and faculty across campus. Prior to that, Cathy was Head of the Architecture Library in the College of Design for 11 years. She still serves as the library liaison to the College of Design. Cathy has a BA from Knox College with major in Anthropology and Sociology and a minor in Art History. She studied Renaissance art and architecture while living in Florence Italy. She has presented at numerous professional conferences, published articles in library journals and written chapters for several books on topics of library marketing and management. Her most recent article described a case study evaluating the impact of open educational resources.

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