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GWLA Member Institutions

The Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) is a consortium of 33 research libraries located in the central and western United States. Is your institution interested in GWLA membership? Article III of our Bylaws contains information about membership requirements as well as application information. If your institution is already a member and wish to submit changes or corrections to the information below, please contact webmaster@gwla.org.

Arizona State University

Mark Searle
Interim Library Director

PO Box 871006
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-1006


Member since: 2000

Brigham Young University

Jennifer Paustenbaugh
University Librarian

Brigham Young University
P.O. Box 26800
Provo, UT 84602-6800
801-422-4301
801-422-0466 (fax)

Member since: 1998

Iowa State University

Joyce Garnett
Interim Dean of the Library

302 Parks Library
Ames, IA 50011-2140
515-294-1443
515-294-2112 (fax)

Member since: 1996

Oklahoma State University

Sheila Grant Johnson
Dean of Libraries

216 Edmon Low Library
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-1071
405-744-6321
405-744-7579 (fax)

Member since: 1996

Rice University

Sara Lowman
Vice Provost and University Librarian

Rice University
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
713-348-2457
713-348-5859 (fax)

Member since: 1998

Southern Methodist University

Gillian McCombs
Dean and Director

Southern Methodist University
P.O. Box 750135
Dallas, TX 75275-0135
214-768-2401
214-768-3815 (fax)

Member since: 2012

Texas Tech University

Earnstein Dukes
Interim Dean of Libraries

Lubbock, TX 79409-0002
806-834-1938
806-742-0737 (fax)

Member since: 1996





University of Arkansas

Carolyn Henderson Allen
Dean of Libraries

University of Arkansas
365 North McIlroy Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701-4002
479-575-6702
479-575-6656 (fax)

Member since: 1998

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Irene Herold
University Librarian

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-7205
808-956-5968

Member since: 2004

University of Illinois at Chicago

Mary Case
University Librarian & Professor

801 S. Morgan
1-280 LIB, MC 234
Chicago, IL 60607
312-996-2716

Member since: 2012

University of Missouri

James A. Cogswell
Director of Libraries

University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65201-5149
573-882-4701
573-882-8044 (fax)

Member since: 1996


University of New Mexico

Richard Clement
Dean, College of University Libraries and Learning Services

University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
505-277-2678
505-277-7196 (fax)

Member since: 1998




University of Oregon

Adriene Lim
Dean of Libraries & Phillip H. Knight Chair

University of Oregon
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR 97403-1299
541-346-1892
541-346-3485 (fax)

Member since: 2000

University of Texas at Austin



University of Texas at Austin
P.O. Box P
Austin, TX 78713-8916


Member since: 1996

University of Washington

Lizabeth (Betsy) Wilson
Dean of University Libraries

P.O. Box 352900
Seattle, WA 98195-2900
206-543-1763
206-685-8727 (fax)

Member since: 2000

Utah State University

Brad Cole
Interim Dean of Libraries

Logan, UT 84322-3000
435-797-2631
435-797-2880 (fax)

Member since: 1998


Washington State University

Jay Starratt
Dean of Libraries

Washington State University
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA 99164-5610
509-335-4558
509-335-6721 (fax)

Member since: 2000


Baylor University

Jeffrey (Jeff) Steely
Associate Dean and Director of the University Libraries

One Bear Place #97143
Waco, TX 76798-7143
254-710-2464
254-710-3116 (fax)

Member since: 1996

Colorado State University

Patrick Burns
Vice President for Information Technology and Dean of Libraries

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1019
970-491-1833
970-491-1195 (fax)

Member since: 1998

Kansas State University

Lori Goetsch
Dean of Libraries

Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7492
785-532-7415 (fax)

Member since: 1996


Oregon State University

Faye Chadwell
University Librarian and   
Director of the OSU Press

Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
541-737-7300
541-737-1328 (fax)

Member since: 2000

Southern Illinois University

Anne Cooper Moore
Dean of Library Affairs

Southern Illinois University
Morris Library, Mailcode 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901-6632
618-453-2522
618-453-3440 (fax)

Member since: 1997


Texas A&M University

David Carlson
Dean of Libraries

Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-5000
979-845-8111
979-845-6238 (fax)

Member since: 1996



University of Arizona

Karen Williams
Dean of University Libraries

Main Library A349

PO Box 210055

Tucson, AZ 85721-0055

520-621-6427
520-621-9733 (fax)

Member since: 2000

University of Colorado at Boulder

James F. Williams, II
Dean of Libraries

Norlin Library, Room N210C
Campus Box 184
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0184
303-492-7511
303-492-3340 (fax)

Member since: 1996

University of Houston

Dana C. Rooks
Dean of Libraries

Houston, TX 77204-2000
713-743-9795
713-743-9811 (fax)

Member since: 1998




University of Kansas

Lorraine Haricombe
Dean of Libraries

1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7544
785-864-4711
785-864-5311 (fax)

Member since: 1996


University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Patricia Iannuzzi
Dean of University Libraries

4505 Maryland Parkway
Box 457001
Las Vegas, NV 89154-7001
702-895-2286
702-895-2287 (fax)

Member since: 2009

University of Oklahoma

Rick Luce
Associate Vice President for Research, Norman Campus & Dean of University Libraries

Bizzell Memorial Library
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK 73019-0528
405-325-2611
405-325-7550 (fax)

Member since: 1996

University of Southern California

Catherine Quinlan
Dean of University Libraries

University of Southern California
3500 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0182
213-740-1754
213-740-9962 (fax)

Member since: 2000

University of Utah

Alberta Comer
Dean of the Marriott Library and University Librarian

University of Utah
333 Marriott Library
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0860
801-585-6887
801-581-3997 (fax)

Member since: 1998

University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming
Maggie Farrell
Dean of Libraries

Dept. 3334
1000 E. University Avenue
307-766-3279
307-766-2510 (fax)

Member since: 2013

Washington University in St. Louis

Jeffrey Trzeciak
University Librarian

Campus Box 1061 (Library)
Washington University in St. Louis
One Brookings Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63130
314-935-5400
314-935-4045 (fax)

Member since: 2002