Endorsed January 2011 by the Membership
The Oberlin Group provides a forum for member directors and staff to discuss issues of common concern, to share accomplishments and information on best practices in library operations and services, and to help members anticipate and adapt to the challenges of college library administration and liberal arts education.
The Organizing Principles were endorsed by the membership in January 2011.
The current Organizing Principles grew out of the work done by an Ad Hoc Group formed in 2009, members were:
They developed a set of draft bylaws that were reviewed by the membership at the 2010 annual meeting at Holy Cross and Clark colleges (see the discussion notes). Following the business meeting discussion in 2010, a new group was formed as the temporary Coordinating Committee with the charge of revising the draft that had been shared at the 2010 business meeting.
The members of the Ad Hoc Coordinating Committee were:
The Ad Hoc Coordinating Committee prepared Organizing Principles that were shared with the members of the Oberlin Group and adopted by electronic vote in January 2011.
A slate of candidates for the inaugural Coordinating Committee were approved at the October 2011 business meeting in Atlanta. The inaugural Coordinating Committee members were:
For a list of the current committee members, go to the Coordinating Committee.