Monthly Archives: July 2007

On Campus: Cornell University

Edward Weissman, Assistant to the University Librarian, of Cornell University, organized and hosted the July 25th NYSHEI regional meeting and a series of meetings to explore the relationship of the library to the world of economic and workforce development. Attending the regional meeting – the largest one to date – were Karin Wikoff of Ithaca […]

Kearney Report on NYS Economic Growth

A.T. Kearney, an economic growth consulting firm, has issued a report for Empire State Development, an executive branch agency. The report suggests how New York can grow the “innovation economy” called for by Governor Spitzer. Specifically, it proposes a strategy for a “unified statewide economic growth engine fueled by the development of a high-technology infrastructure. […]

On Campus: Monroe Community College

NYSHEI Board Member and Monroe Community College Library Director Peter Genovese hosted a Rochester area regional meeting of NYSHEI membership on Monday, July 16. Chandra McKenzie, Assistant Provost and Director of RIT Libraries, Mary Jo Orzech, Interim Library Director SUNY Brockport, Nina Warren, Genesee Community College Director of Library Services, Deborah Emerson, Rochester Regional Library […]

Pearl Berger Joins NYSHEI Board

Pearl Berger, Dean of Libraries at Yeshiva University, has joined the NYSHEI Governing Board. As a representative of large private academic libraries Ms. Berger will serve a three year term concluding in 2010. Ms. Berger holds the Benjamin Gottesman Endowed Librarian Chair at Yeshiva University. She is a past president of the Association of Jewish […]

Happy 231st

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]