Department of University Libraries

University College

Francis Harvey Green Library
25 West Rosedale Avenue

Presser Music Library
121 Swope Music Building

Danielle Skaggs, Chairperson

The Department of University Libraries is comprised of faculty who have specific and specialized administrative, service, and instructional assignments in the University Libraries. These assignments include acquisitions; cataloging and metadata; archives, rare books, and manuscript librarianship; collection development and management; digital collections; e-learning and outreach; electronic resources; information literacy instruction; instructional and media librarianship; music librarianship; business librarianship; STEM-H librarianship; humanities librarianship; research help; serials; and other work requiring professional qualifications as a librarian.


Walter L. Cressler (2001)

B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S., Drexel University; M.Ed., Widener University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Associate Professors

Patricia Lenkowski (1995)

B.A., Glassboro State College; M.S., Drexel University; M.Ed., Widener University

Rachel M. McMullin (2008)

B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S.I.S., University at Albany, State University of New York

Timothy J. Sestrick (2013)

B.A., Goddard College; B.M., Nazareth College; M.A., Indiana University; M.L.S., SUNY University at Buffalo

Danielle Skaggs (2013)

Chairperson, University Libraries

B.S., University of California at Davis; M.S., University of Texas; M.S., Bloomsburg University

Assistant Professors

Iliana B Chaleva (2020)

B.A., American University in Bulgaria; M.I.S., Rutgers University

Gary M. Childs (2020)

B.A., University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth; M.S., Drexel University

Clayton Garthwait (2004)

B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Drexel University

Yan Liu (2019)

L.L.B., Harbin Engineering University; L.L.M., Ningbo University; M.S.L.I.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.B.A., Maine Business School

Ronald McColl (2019)

B.A., Ursinus College; M.A., Villanova University; M.S.L.S., Clarion University

Amy Pajewski (2018)

B.A., Millersville University; M.S.L.S., Clarion University

Laurie Palumbo (2019)

B.F.A., Temple University; M.F.A., The Ohio State University; M.S., Drexel University

Kerry Walton (2018)

B.A., SUNY-New Paltz; M.S., Drexel University