Teresa Knott, Appointed Director of Tompkins-McCaw Library
Teresa L. Knott, AHIP, has been appointed Director, Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences and Associate University Librarian, VCU Libraries.
Ms. Knott has held a variety of increasingly responsible roles during her career, including positions at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso; and the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She comes to VCU from her latest role as Deputy Director, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore.
In her new role, Ms. Knott will lead the VCU Libraries in developing and advancing library collections, services, and health information outreach for biomedical, health, and life sciences on the MCV Campus and for the University as a whole. In addition, she will have a leadership role in overall governance, strategic planning, administration, and budgeting for the VCU Libraries system.
Ms. Knott has held many elected and appointed positions within the Medical Library Association (MLA) and its regional chapters, among them MLA's National Program Committee for 2007-09, MLA Nominating Committee, MLA Membership Committee (including its Chair), President of the South Central Chapter of MLA, and South Central Chapter Council representative to MLA. She participated in the NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program and is a Distinguished Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals.
Ms. Knott will join VCU on March 10, 2009.