Tiah Edmunson-Morton selected to Archives Leadership Institute
In a competitive application process consisting of nearly 100 candidates, Tiah Edmunson-Morton of the Oregon State University Libraries’ Special Collections & Archives Research Center has been selected as a participant in the 2013 Archives Leadership Institute.
ALI will provide advanced training for 25 emerging and innovative leaders, giving them the knowledge and tools to transform the archival profession in practice, theory and attitude. Participants were selected for the 2013 ALI@Luther program participant based on their leadership skills and potential, ability to influence policy and change within an organization and the archival field, commitment to the archival profession, career progress and history, organizational involvement, professional motivation and goals, a collaborative and innovative spirit and diversity and specialization within the profession.
Edmunson-Morton has worked as an archivist at Oregon State University for more than six years. In addition to teaching duties for the Special Collections & Archives Research Center and School of History, Philosophy, & Religion, she manages the Center’s exhibits program; coordinates social media outreach; and works on library-wide assessment projects. She has also managed the Center’s public services and supervised student employees. Edmunson-Morton has served as president of the Northwest Archivists, is the Editor and Graphic Designer of the NWA publication Easy Access, and led the Northwest Digital Archives Usability Group. She holds her MLIS from San José State University, MA in English Literature from Miami University, and is a Certified Archivist.
Histand receives award for outstanding service
Phil Histand, MD, recently retired Director of Student Health Services, has been awarded the Ollie B. Moten Award for Outstanding Service to One’s Institution by the American College Health Association (ACHA). Dr. Histand began as a staff physician, then served as Associate Director until 2008, and recently retired as the Director of Student Health Services. He has been recognized by the ACHA as a Fellow, and has served on numerous committees’ at both the national and regional levels over the past 33 years.