Quarterly Update by Topic: President's Note


From the President

May 28, 2019

Hello RUSA Members, It’s hard to believe I’m wrapping up my term as RUSA President, what a whirlwind of a year. Thank you to the RUSA Board of Directors. All their hard work this past year has enabled…

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From the President

February 27, 2019

Dear RUSA Members, After the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, WA, I would like to call your attention to RUSA Statement Against Racism, Discrimination, and Harassment in the Profession, which was passed by the RUSA Board of Directors on…

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From the President

November 7, 2018

Greetings RUSA members! We are rapidly approaching the end of another year which signals the major event of the year, the Annual Conference. Our volunteers are completing their committee work. I have sat in on many meetings this year, and…

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From the President

October 10, 2018

Hello RUSA Members! I’m so happy to be representing you all as your President this year. I look forward to building on the great work of Chris Le Beau. I was really impressed by all the programming we offered…

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From the President

April 6, 2018

Greetings RUSA members! RUSQ – Turning a New Leaf I am so pleased to have Kathleen Kern assume the helm of Reference and User Services Quarterly beginning in the summer of 2018. Kathleen has been a long-time member and leader…

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From the President

January 10, 2018

Greetings RUSA members! Fall has been a busy time for many of us in RUSA. Our new Executive Director Jessica Hughes has been with us now for two months and is rapidly learning about ALA and getting to know individuals…

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From the President

September 5, 2017

Greetings to RUSA! It is a great honor to serve the organization this year. It promises to be a year of new beginnings. There are many things I could talk about, but I have chosen three: New ASCLA-RUSA Executive…

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From the President

May 23, 2017

Hello RUSA members! I’m wrapping up an exciting and challenging year as RUSA President and it has been my honor and pleasure to serve RUSA members in this role. Thanks to all of you who volunteer your time, engage…

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From the President

March 23, 2017

President’s column Hello RUSA members! It was wonderful to see everyone at the ALA Midwinter meeting in Atlanta. In addition to lively business meetings and informative discussion groups, we mingled at the RUSA Social and enjoyed the excitement of…

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