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Fran Lane Rasmus

Fran Lane Rasmus

Director of the Library

Fran Lane Rasmus - Director of Library Services
Phone:
Office:
Mortvedt Library - Room 101
Employed:
20 Years
  • Professional
  • Biography

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Associate Professor

Education

  • M.L.I.S., Library and Information Science, Dominican University (River Forest, IL)
  • B.A., International Studies and Law & Society, Macalester College (St. Paul, MN)

Responsibilities

Provide leadership for four areas (Circulation/Building Services, Reference Services, Technical Services, and the University Archives & Special Collections) with 12 staff and 5 faculty members.  Oversee a $1.8 million budget. Work collaboratively with library faculty and staff, the Provost, and others across PLU to enhance library resources and services in support of students, faculty, and the mission of the University.

Collection development subject areas: Global Studies, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Native American & Indigenous Studies, Publishing and Printing.

Library leadership and administration, and library technical support.

Biography

Interests

Mystery Fiction (I’m a total audio book geek)

Walking/Hiking

Travel

Water (anywhere)