2021 Snezek Library Leadership Virtual Symposium

July 15, 2021
Virtual Event


We are thrilled to invite you to register for our 2021 CCCU-Snezek Library Leadership Institute and Webinar Series! We will gather via Zoom for a one-day institute on Thursday, July 15, followed by a series of webinars throughout the coming year. Our 2021 theme is Embracing Our Future. We will reflect on what we have learned this past year about the value of our academic libraries, and how that learning will inform the strategic decisions we make going forward.

First-time attendees to the CCCU-Snezek Library Leadership Institute are eligible for the Dan Bowell Scholarship. The scholarship covers the cost of registration for one first-time attendee. Click here to apply!


Please note that the schedule is based on Central Time; all follow-up webinars are on Tuesdays at 2:00 PM Central.

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM



10:00 AM – 10:30 AM



10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Successes in 2020
Dr. Mark Roberts, Dean, Learning Resources, Oral Roberts University

Garrett Trott, University Librarian, Corban University


11:30 AM – 12:00 PM



12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Keynote: Embracing Our Future

Dr. Stan Rosenberg, Vice President for Research and Scholarship, CCCU

Executive Director, Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford


1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Keynote Discussion/ Q&A


1:30 PM – 2:00 PM



2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Technology Trends in Academic Libraries

Dr. Cindy Dudenhoffer, Director of Information Resources and Assessment, Central Methodist University


3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Discussion/ Q&A


3:30 PM

Institute Debrief

Webinar Series #1

2:00 PM (CST)

Librarians as Research Process Scholars

Professor William Badke, Associate Librarian for Information Literacy, Trinity Western University

Webinar Series #2

2:00 PM (CST)

Perceptions of Academic Library Value 

David Malone, Dean of the Library, Calvin University

Webinar Series #3

2:00 PM (CST)

Open Education Resources (OER): Shaping the Conversation on Your Campus 

Jeremy Labosier, Associate Dean of the Library, Biola University

Jenni Breems, Director of Library Services, Dordt University

Webinar Series #4

2:00 PM (CST)

Collection Diversity Assessment 

Laura Walton, Library Director, Cornerstone University

Webinar Series #5

2:00 PM (CST)

Student Staffing in the Library

Dean Riley, Library Director, Houston Baptist University


Click below to register for the one-day Virtual Symposium. To register for the follow-up Webinar Series, click below and select “Add” in the Webinar Series Add-On portion.
Conference Rates
Ends July 15, 2021
One-Day Virtual Symposium
Follow-Up Webinar Series