Ken Burhanna

Dean and Director, Kent State University Libraries

As the dean and director of Kent State University Libraries, Burhanna leads ongoing efforts to provide a student-friendly environment, broad access to materials, and professional support for teaching and research. He serves as the principal administrator of and spokesperson for University Libraries’ eight-campus system, providing strategic direction and advocating for the needs of University Libraries. He is a member of the Academic Library Association of Ohio, the American Library Association, the Ohio Educational Library Media Association and the Association of College and Research Libraries. He is a past ARL Leadership Fellow and UCLA Senior Fellow. Burhanna earned his Master of Library and Information Science from Kent State.

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