Jill Markgraf, professor in McIntyre Library, has been appointed interim director of libraries at UW-Eau Claire. She has served as the head of research and instruction at McIntyre Library since 2008 and brings a wealth of experience in strategic and curricular planning, library administration as well as budgetary and personnel management to her new role. Markgraf was instrumental in transitioning the library’s traditional reference desk to a more modern, inviting and collaborative Research Center, and she has been actively involved in the library's curriculum development and assessment efforts. She has held numerous leadership positions within the Council of University of Wisconsin Libraries and remains well-connected with colleagues within the UW System. Prior to joining UW‐Eau Claire, Markgraf held librarian positions at the University of Florida, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Michigan Technological University. She holds a master of arts degree in library and information studies from UW‐Madison.
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