Community Engagement Librarian
Research and Learning, Teaching, Learning, and Information
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 121-K
Donna E. Coghill has focused her career in education, instruction and outreach. Currently, the library liaison to VCU’s Division of Community Engagement and the Division of Strategic Enrollment Management, she also works with high schools and non-VCU researchers in need of access to collections and services. She provides research and teaching services for service learning courses, as well as outreach support for Living Learning Programs; and teaches library instruction sessions and supports the research goals of VCU's undergraduates.
For the university and in the Central Virginia community, Donna has been an active voice for equality, diversity and change. She participated in the development of VCU's diversity plan, served on the VCU Alumni Board of Directors, was chair and charter member of Single Volunteers of Richmond and was as a member of the Family Lifeline Youth Advisory Board. Currently on campus, Donna is a VCU Green Zone volunteer, a facilitator for the VCU Safe Zone program, a member of Equality VCU, and serves on the VCU Police Department's LGBTQ+ Safety Advisory Group.