Janice  Welburn
Janice WelburnMarquette University

Raynor Memorial Libraries, R-309

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7214

Dean of Libraries

Mailing Address:

Raynor Memorial Libraries
Marquette University
P. O. Box 3141
Milwaukee, WI 53201-3141


M.S.L.S., Library and Information Studies, Atlanta University. M.S., American History (Antebellum South), Atlanta University; B. A., History, Bishop College (Dallas, TX)


See selected publications in Marquette's institutional repository, e-Publications@Marquette


As chief officer of the libraries, the dean of university libraries is responsible for development of a vision based on the university's mission and vision; the direction of planning within the context of changes in academic libraries, the disciplines of the university, and society; oversight of recruitment, development, and evaluations of librarians and staff; and securing resources through fundraising, budget negotiation, grants and contracts.

Current Library/Campus Committees

(Selected) Libraries: Chair, Raynor Memorial Libraries' Leadership Council (2006--); Campus: University Leadership Council (2006--); First-Year Reading Experience Steering Committee (2010--)