Category Archives: Dean’s Message

February 2011

As Chancellor Ballard expressed in the State of the University address, these next couple years will be difficult. The University could be facing cuts of as much as 20%. What will this mean for Joyner Library and Academic Library Services? … Continue reading

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January 2011

A new year and a new semester begin. After a few quiet weeks over the holidays, activity in Joyner Library is once again picking up. I am proud of our dedicated faculty and staff and our focus on student learning … Continue reading

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December 2010

It’s a crazy and exciting time here at Joyner.  Throughout this past semester the students have responded to our new Collaborative Learning Center by coming in greater and greater numbers—singly and in groups to study, research, write and receive tutoring, … Continue reading

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November 2010

This past week was National Philanthropy Week, and we were able to celebrate it in a big way here at Joyner Library.  Joyner is fortunate to be the recipient of the single largest individual gift to the East Carolina University.  … Continue reading

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October 2010

Last month, we hosted colleagues from the History Department for lunch and a discussion about Library services and faculty needs. Joyner Library, with its 1.5 million volume collection and rich special collections and electronic access to more than 300 databases, … Continue reading

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