Karen Jensen has been named UAF’s Director of Libraries.
Jensen is a Professor of Library Science and has been at UAF since 1996, when she served as library assistant in the Biosciences Library, followed by a position as the Circulation, Interlibrary Loan and Media Manager from 1998-2006. Jensen then took a position as a faculty member and head of Library Collection Development, overseeing the subscriptions and purchases of journals, electronic databases and books.
Among other experience, she has served as president of the Alaska Library Association and has led numerous projects and committees within Rasmuson Library and in Alaska.
Jensen will provide Library leadership, oversight and administration and will report to the Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor.