Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Marsha Weber is pleased to announce that Dr. Martina Malvasi-Haines is joining MSUM as Executive Director of Library Services.

Dr. Malvasi-Haines currently serves as Information Specialist to the College of Health, Environment, and Science at Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania. She has over twenty-five years of faculty and administrative experience in academic libraries. She holds several advanced degrees, including Doctor of Business Administration from North Central University, Master of Legal Studies from California University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Health Services from Youngstown State University, and a Master of Library Science from Kent State University. She received her B.A. in Political Science from The Catholic University of America. She holds numerous relevant certifications, including Flipped Learning 3.0, Lean Six Sigma, Quality Matters, Distance Learning, and Cisco Networking certifications.

Dr. Malvasi-Haines will provide important leadership in the Livingston Lord Library and will serve on the Academic Affairs Council and Administrative Council. She will begin in her role in mid-January.

Weber thanks members of the search committee, chaired by Dean Randy Cagle, for their work in making this crucial search a success.