Associate Provost and Director of University Libraries
Carol Graney is associate provost and director of University Libraries. She became associate provost in July 2009 and has been director of University Libraries since 1998. She served as associate director of Libraries and head of Technical Services at the University from 1990 to 1998, and head of Technical Services from 1985 to 1989. Prior to joining the University of the Arts, she was a librarian at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Graney provides administrative leadership for the University Committee on Academic Policy (UCAP) and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). She has served on many standing and ad hoc University committees since 1986; she currently is a member of UCAP and the CTL Advisory Committee, and most recently she co-chaired the Intellectual PropertyPolicy Committee and sat on the Self-Study Steering Committee for the Middle States Association and National Association of Schools of Art and Design reaccreditation review.
She has been an active member of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) since 1981 and served on its executive board from 2003 until 2005. She is currently the news and features editor for the ARLIS/NA Web site. She has chaired and served on numerous ARLIS/NA committees including the Strategic Plan Committee, Professional Development Committee, and is currently a member of the Communication and Publications Committee. She was the chair for local arrangements for the ARLIS/NA national conference held in Philadelphia in 1998. Locally, she was a president of the ARLIS/Delaware Valley Chapter and also served as a newsletter editor.
Graney received her master of science degree in Library and Information Science from Drexel University and her bachelor of fine arts degree in Painting and Art History from Syracuse University.