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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Terry Metz

University Librarian

On leave, July-September 2013
Leyburn M44
(540) 458-8641

Terry Metz serves as University Librarian at Washington and Lee University. He held prior appointments as Library Director at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island and as Vice President for Library and Information Services at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.

Prior to being employed at Wheaton, Terry served various roles in the library and computing units at Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota including interim appointments as both College Librarian and Director of Administrative Computing.

Terry received B.A. degrees in business administration and geography from Gustavus Adophus College in 1980, and an M.A. in library science from the University of Minnesota in 1985. From 1986-1992 he served as Consortium Manager for Cooperating Libraries in Consortium (CLIC), a nonprofit consortium of seven private liberal arts college and university libraries in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. Prior to working for CLIC, he was employed as a librarian at Hamline University in St. Paul.

Terry is an EDUCAUSE Frye Fellow from the class of 2000, and has consulted on the topics of library and technology services for several institutions and consortia. He is particularly interested in issues related to the integration of campus information services (e.g., libraries, information technology units, media services, etc.), especially at liberal arts colleges. He is also interested in collaborative initiatives among liberal arts colleges, as well as library and information technology support of learning and teaching.

Terry co-authored with Chris Ferguson, former Dean of Information Resources at Pacific Lutheran University, a chapter entitled, "From Tribes to Community: On Leadership Issues Related to the Integration of Library and Computing," in Leadership, Higher Education, and the Information Age: a New Era for Information Technology and Libraries, Carrie E. Regenstein and Barbara L. Dewey, eds., Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2003.

He also co-authored "Greater than the Sum of Its Parts: The Integrated IT/Library Organization," that appeared in the May/June 2004 issue of EDUCAUSE Review.

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