Governance

CLIR is governed by a board of directors representing large and small academic libraries, research institutes and collections, scholarly associations, and publishers. The Board sets policy, oversees the investment of funds, establishes goals, and approves strategies for their achievement.

CLIR Board Members

Edward Ayers
Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities and
president emeritus
University of Richmond

Guy Berthiaume (Vice Chair)
Librarian and Archivist of Canada Emeritus

Michele Casalini
Chief Executive Officer
Casalini Libri

Christopher Celenza
Dean of Georgetown College
Georgetown University

Dan Cohen
Dean of Libraries and Vice Provost for Information Collaboration
Northeastern University

Jill Cousins
Director and CEO
Hunt Museum

Tess Davis
Executive Director
Antiquities Coalition

Kurt De Belder
University Librarian, Director of the Leiden University Libraries, and Director of Leiden University Press
Leiden University

Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Director of Digital Humanities and Professor of English
Michigan State University

Fenella France
Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division
Library of Congress

Charles Henry
President
CLIR

Michael A. Keller
Vice Provost and University Librarian, Publisher of Stanford University Press, and Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
Stanford University

W. Joseph King
President
Lyon College

Carol Mandel
Dean Emerita
New York University Division of Libraries

Max Marmor
President
Samuel H. Kress Foundation

Buhle Mbambo-Thata (Chair)
Director, Resource Development
AfLIA–African Library and Information Associations and Institutions

Asma Naeem
Chief Curator
Baltimore Museum of Art

Richard Ovenden
Bodley’s Librarian
University of Oxford

Sandra Phoenix
Executive Director
HBCU Library Alliance

Winston Tabb
Dean of University Libraries
Johns Hopkins University

Sohair Wastawy
President
The Information Guild

Ben Vinson III
Provost and Executive Vice President
Case Western Reserve University

John Price Wilkin (Treasurer)
Dean of Libraries and University Librarian
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign