Kansas University Archivist Becky Schulte displays Laird Wilcox's scrapbook of KU during the 1960s. Wilcox's work on Student Union Activities helped bring minority speakers to KU.
Carol Gregory, KU graduate student from Albuquerque, N.M., rebinds "The Prints of Robert Motherwell" at Watson Library. Books are repaired and rebound in the basement of the library, prolonging the life of many of the library's collections.
<strong>Title:</strong> Dean of libraries at Kansas University
<strong>Background:</strong> Joined KU in 2006 after five years as dean of libraries at Bowling Green State University. The native of South Africa has doctoral and master's degrees in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
<strong>Responsibilities:</strong> 175 employees in six library branches with 4 million volumes and 33,000 serial titles
<strong>Annual budget:</strong> $18 million
Top priorities: Boosting the library's service level and public profile
Spencer Research Library Special Collection's Librarian Rick Clement recently acquired thousands of rare copies of the Works of Bunyan. Clement is pictured on Friday in the Spencer Research Library.
The Kansas University Spencer Research Library is home to one of the largest collections of "The Black Panther," the official newspaper of The Black Panther Party.