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Dean of Steely Library Highland Heights, KY

Northern Kentucky University (NKU) has selected Ms. Andrea Falcone to serve as the next Dean of the W. Frank Steely Library, effective July 15, 2019.  

Ms. Falcone currently serves as the associate director for Education and Public Services at the Auraria Library, a tri-institutional library serving the University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Community College of Denver. Prior to Auraria Library, Ms. Falcone led the library instruction program at the University of Northern Colorado and taught a number of credit courses on information literacy and information control in contemporary society.

Since 2013, Ms. Falcone has been a national presenter for the Association of College and Research Libraries’ roadshow “Planning, Assessing and Communicating Library Impact: Putting the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education into Action.” She is also the editor of the Beta Phi Mu “Scholars Series” published by Rowman & Littlefield and as such has edited five monographs about various topics in library and information science. As the column editor for "Perspectives on Public Services," which appears in “International Information & Library Review,” Ms. Falcone publishes about theoretical and practical issues regarding user-focused services in academic libraries.

Ms. Falcone earned her Master’s in Library Science from Indiana University, her Master’s in English from the University of Toledo and her undergraduate degree from Mansfield University in Pennsylvania.

Ponneh Varho and Natalie Leonhard led this search with Robin Dougherty.

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