Gary White

Gary White

Gary White

Adjunct Lecturer


MLS - Kent State University
MBA - University of Akron

Ph.D (Higher Education) - Pennsylvania State University


4115 McKeldin Library


Gary W. White is Associate Dean for Public Services at the University of Maryland Libraries.  In his position, he oversees all research, teaching, and access services and is responsible for all public spaces and subject branch libraries.  He holds a Ph.D in Higher Education from the Pennsylvania State University, an MBA from the University of Akron, and a Master of Library Science from Kent State University.  Prior to coming to the University of Maryland, he held a number of increasingly responsible positions in the Libraries at Pennsylvania State University.  Gary served as President of the Reference and User Services Section of the American Library Association and is the author of numerous refereed articles, books and book chapters, and conference presentations and proceedings.   He currently serves as editor of Library Leadership and Management, the refereed journal of the Library Leadership and Management Association within ALA.

Research Interest

Leadership in Higher Education
Leadership Development
Innovations in Librarianship
Academic Libraries
Space and Services Planning
Workforce Development


  • LBSC 631 - Achieving Organizational Excellence
  • LBSC 724 - Seminar in the Academic Library

Recent Publications & Products

See attached CV


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