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Dean of the Albertsons Library

Boise State University has named Dr. Tod Colegrove as the new dean of the Albertsons Library.

Tod Colegrove

“After meeting an impressive group of candidates with a range of different talents, I was delighted to see Tod Colegrove chosen by his colleagues and our provost,” said Dr. Marlene Tromp, Boise State president. “His experience in library innovation and in advocating for the value of libraries and their critical work, both locally and at a state level, will be an incredible asset to the university going forward. I look forward to seeing how our library faculty and staff will work with Dr. Colegrove to evolve Albertsons library and its services to prepare us for the bright future of Boise State, its faculty, and its students.”

Colegrove is currently executive director of the Carson City Public Library system, and former Nevada state librarian and administrator of the Nevada State Library, Archives, and Public Records division.

“I am thrilled to be joining Boise State, one of the most innovative universities in the country. I look forward to being part of the team that helps take the University to the next level,” Colegrove said. “The Albertsons Library can be a force multiplier to everything we do at the university. Libraries as vibrant hubs of learning and discovery can play a key role in support of innovation and collaboration across disciplines.”

Learn more about Dr. Colegrove

Position Overview

The Dean of the Albertsons Library reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and is a collaborative leader skilled in effective advocacy for the library’s mission across the campus community and throughout the external community at large. The successful candidate will bring their strategic and visionary leadership to navigate the evolving needs and ever changing value of libraries in our modern society, as well as facilitate the implementation of the library’s long-term plans and core services. The dean will be a transparent communicator, a collaborative partner, and the intellectual steward of this critical lynchpin of a public research university. Serving as a member of the Provost’s Dean’s Council and the President’s Administrative Council, this opportunity demands an adept leader, effective operations manager, innovative fundraiser, and transparent communications partner to the library and its surrounding campus.

The Search Committee