Americas Regional Council
H. Carton Rogers III, Vice Provost and Director of the Penn Libraries, University of Pennsylvania
Constantia Constantinou has been named the H. Carton Rogers III Vice Provost and Directory of the University of Pennsylvania Libraries effective 1 August 2018.
Constantinou began her library career at New York University’s Elmer Holmes Bobst Library and has brought her focus on digital and multimedia technology to leadership positions at the City University of New York, at Rutgers University Libraries, and as Director of the Helen T. Arrigoni Technology Library at Iona College. She was Director of the Stephen B. Luce Library at SUNY-Maritime College for 12 years, and for the past five years, Constantinou was Dean of University Libraries at Stony Brook University of The State University of New York (SUNY), as well as a SUNY Distinguished Librarian.
Twice named a Fulbright Scholar, Constantia is an active member of the global university library community, publishing articles and reviews, delivering conference presentations around the world, and serving in leadership positions for the Association of Research Libraries, Online Computer Library Catalogue, and International Federation of Library Associations, among others. She is also an accomplished classical guitarist who studied at the Royal School of Music in London before earning a bachelor’s degree in music, a master’s degree in music theory, and a master’s of library science degree from Queens College of the City University of New York.
Term end date: 30 June 2020
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