Americas Regional Council
Dean, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno
Kathy Ray is Dean of Libraries and Teaching & Learning Technologies at the University of Nevada, Reno, the state's land grant university. Before joining UNR, she spent six years at the American University of Sharjah in the UAE where she helped build a new university library and participated in international consortia to strengthen academic libraries across the region. Her years of experience in both public and academic libraries have taught her the importance of collaborating across organizations, cultures and continents to effect transformational change. Kathy is active in a variety of professional organizations, most recently serving as the chair of the board of trustees for LYRASIS before joining the Global Council in 2017.
University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89557