Americas Regional Council

Polly Boruff-Jones

Professor and Dean of University Libraries, Oakland University

Polly Boruff-Jones

Polly Boruff-Jones is Dean of University Libraries at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Previous leadership positions include Dean of the Library at Indiana University Kokomo and Director of Library and Information Services at Drury University. Ms. Boruff-Jones holds the Master of Public Affairs in Nonprofit Management, Master of Library Science, and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Environmental Studies. She is a graduate of the Bryn Mawr Summer Institute and two Harvard Graduate School of Education programs: The Management Development Program and the Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians.

Ms. Boruff-Jones publishes and presents on the library's role in student success, mitigating mis- and disinformation, organizational development, and assessment in academic libraries. Her record of professional service correlates with her scholarly activities, and she maintains active memberships in IFLA, ALA and ACRL, serving on committees of all three organizations.

Member institution

Oakland University

Michigan, USA

Term end date: 31 October 2025