Apply for the Wendy Newman Library Leadership Award


The Wendy Newman Library Leadership Award was established upon the 2015 retirement of Wendy Newman, an 11-year iSchool lecturer and champion of public librarianship. The award recognizes her longstanding commitment to the iSchool and to building principled library leadership capacity in the broader profession. It was generously endowed with a $25,000 gift from the Newman family and contributions from faculty, staff and the broader professional community.

Information about donating to the Wendy Newman Library Leadership Award can be found at Donate Online.

The award will help build leadership capacity in the library sector by enabling alumni of the iSchool to pursue professional development opportunities at intensive library leadership development programs. It is anticipated that one award will be given on annual basis at a value determined by the Faculty of Information Alumni Association. This year, the value of the award is $1500.

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