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Month: August 2019

All-Employee Meeting with President and Provost

All-Employee Meeting with President and Provost

On Friday, September 20, 2019 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. CDT there will be a meeting of all employees of the MSU Libraries, other than student employees, with President Clif Smart and Provost Dr. Frank Einhellig.¬† The meeting will be held in the newly renovated Sunderland Foundation Auditorium (Library 101).¬† President Smart and Provost Einhellig will share with everyone updates about the university’s enrollment, budget, challenges, innovations, and opportunities. We all will share with the President and Provost the Libraries’…

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Thomas Moore Johnson Symposium in November

Thomas Moore Johnson Symposium in November

Missouri State University is organizing a two-day symposium in honor of Thomas Moore Johnson, which will be held in MSU’s Duane G. Meyer Library and at the Johnson Library & Museum in Osceola, Missouri, November 7-8, 2019. Johnson (1851-1919) was born in Osceola, where he served as mayor, prosecuting attorney, and school superintendent. An ardent Platonist, he was actively involved in both philosophical and esoteric circles, producing translations, publishing journals, and collecting rare books. He corresponded with dozens of intellectuals…

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Missouri Testing Center Association Formed

Missouri Testing Center Association Formed

On July 17 and 18, Sue McCrory of the MSU Testing Center attended the first meeting of the Missouri Association of Testing (MoAT). She was elected as the first Vice President of the group and has started serving her first two-year term.

Andrea Miller Presents Intellectual Freedom Workshop

Andrea Miller Presents Intellectual Freedom Workshop

Andrea Miller, with fellow Missouri Library Association Intellectual Freedom Committee members Tiffany Mautino, Kara Bell, and Kris Dyer, presented the¬†Introduction to Intellectual Freedom Workshop, or How To Be an Intellectual Freedom Fighter to the Springfield-Greene County Library District at the Library Center on July 17, 2019. The 3-hour workshop was held for branch managers and other SGCLD librarians and staff. The workshop provided an overview of the importance of intellectual freedom to the mission of libraries. Break-out sessions in small…

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