As Vice Provost and Director of Libraries at the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Rogers is responsible for planning, acquiring, managing, leveraging and preserving the knowledge and information resources that support Penn's instructional and research programs. He oversees 14 libraries on Penn's campus, the Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies in downtown Philadelphia, and the Penn Libraries' website and vast digital resources... for additional information click here
Rogers began his career in librarianship at Penn in 1975 and has held a number of positions at the Penn Libraries, including Head of Reference and Technical Services at the School of Medicine Library, Senior Business Administrator, Library Labor Relations Director, and Associate Director of the Goldstein Information Processing Center. He served in an interim capacity as Director of Special Collections, Director of Public Services, and Director of Collection Development and Management.
The Board of Overseers is an advisory board with roles and responsibilities defined by the Vice Provost and Director of the Libraries and the Office of the University Secretary. The primary roles of the Board of Overseers are to provide support and counsel to the Vice Provost and Director of the Libraries, and to serve as ambassadors to the Penn Libraries locally, regionally and globally.