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Library and Scholarly Communications (LASC)


The Committee on Library and Scholarly Communications (LASC) advises the Chancellor or Chancellor’s designee and the Division regarding the administration of the university library. This includes making recommendations to the Division on matters related to the role of the university library in the acquisition, storage and provision of scholarly materials and resources for scholarly communication. LASC maintains liaison with the University Committee on Library and Scholarly Communications (UCOLASC). 
For a complete description of LASC’s duties please see the committee’s bylaws.

2019-2020 Membership

  • Maria DePrano, Chair, School of Social Sciences, Humanties and Arts, UCOLASC representative

  • TBD, CAPRA representative

  • TBD, UGC representative

  • TBD, COR representative

  • TBD, GC representative

Ex-Officio (non-voting):

  • Tom Hansford, Senate Chair, School of School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts,

  • Robin DeLugan, Senate Vice Chair, School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts

  • Haipeng Li, University Librarian

  • Ann Kovalchick, CIO and AVC of Information Technology

  • TBD, Undergraduate Student Representative 

  • TBD, Graduate Student Representative

Corresponding System Committe:

Former Members


Simrin Takhar

Principal Analyst