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1890 Land-Grant Institutions and Tuskegee University Library Deans/Directors Association, Inc.

The 1890 land-grant institutions are historically black universities that were established under the Second Morrill Act of 1890.


Standing Committees

There are five (5) standing committees to handle matters of continuing importance to the operation of the organization. Each committee shall be composed of a minimum of three (3) members appointed by the Chair.

The Constitution and Bylaws/Legislative Liaison Committee: This committee will continually review the constitution and bylaws and make suggestions for revisions to the Executive Board. Members of this committee shall meet with the Congressional representatives, officials of USDA and the National Agricultural Library to plan, communicate and report to the Executive relative matters affecting the association.

The Marketing and Publicity Committee: Charged with publicizing the activities and innovations of the 1890 Land Grant College Libraries, this committee shall regularly publish the organization's newsletter.

The Strategic Planning/Assessment and Evaluation Committee: The future development, role and function of the Association will be systematically reviewed by this committee, seeking out opportunities and challenges for the body. All alternatives for long range action will be presented to the Executive Board and as needed to the membership.

The Budget Committee: The Budget Committee shall have the responsibility of developing an annual operating budget for the association based on input from the various Association Committees and the Executive Board.

The Technology Committee: The Technology Committee is charged with updating the association on best practices, emerging technologies, trends, and other technological issues impacting 1890 Land-grant libraries. In addition, the technology committee is responsible for managing and updating the association’s website, electronic newsletter, and other communication as deemed necessary.

Last updated May 2012.