Failing Forward: Culture Change in Academic Libraries

sponsored by the IHL Libraries Consortium and MUW

Come join your IHL library faculty colleagues in the launch of a new symposium series from the IHL Libraries Consortium. We will be joined by Dustin Fife, the College Librarian at Colorado College, who has written and presented extensively on the benefits of failure and the need to create a culture in academic libraries that supports experimentation and initiative for forward growth. The deadline to register for this event is 5:00 p.m. May 18, 2023.

May 25, 2023
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fant Memorial Library
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, MS
$25 per person


10am – 10:30am registration and coffee

10:30am – Noon presentation and discussion

Noon – 1:00 pm lunch and networking

1:00pm – 3:00pm guided group work

Featured Speaker

Dustin Fife is College Librarian at Colorado College. Before Colorado College, Dustin was Director of Library Services and Online Education at Western Colorado University. Prior to Western, Dustin was Outreach and Access Services Librarian at Utah Valley University and the public Library Director for San Juan County, Utah. Dustin has served as President of the Learning Round Table of the American Library Association and President of the Utah Library Association. In 2016, Dustin was recognized as a Library Journal Mover & Shaker.

Dustin Fife


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