University of Oregon

Andrew R.

Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives and Program Development

Senior Librarian

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Preferred name: Andrew

Knight Library

Library Administration


115D Knight Library

Mailing address:
1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon 97403-1299

Andrew Bonamici is Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Program Development at the University of Oregon Libraries. In addition to general library oversight and planning as a member of the UO Libraries senior administrative team, his roles and responsbilities include

  • Monitoring the UO Libraries strategic plan and performance assessment programs
  • AT liaison and relationship manager for Marketing and Communications, User Experience (UX), and the Oregon Folklife Network
  • AT sponsor/representative for programs and initiatives with significant partnerships beyond library, including but not limited to Open Educational Resources (OERs), Research Data Management (RDM), and accessibility
  • Proposal development for capacity-building federal, corporate, and foundation grants; assistance to dean of library and and director of library development in planning and preparing major gift proposals
  • Development and promulgation of UO Libraries unit and campus-level policies

During 2015-2016, Andrew served as interim Director of Special Collections and University Archives. Beginning in Fall 2016, he is serving as interim head of the library's Digital Scholarship Center. 

Andrew is a member of the UO's Educational Technology Advisory Committee and the Disabilities Issues Administrative Council, and serves as the UO's insitutional representative to the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), He holds the AMLS degree from the University of Michigan School of Information, a BA in Music History and Theory from Marylhurst University, and is a fellow of the 2005 Frye Leadership Institute.

Areas of Interest:
Administration and management of libraries and educational media services
Facilities planning
Human resources and organizational development in libraries
Media services
Associated academic and instructional support services in higher education

Areas of research interest include:
Collaborative (team-based) curriculum development in higher education
Digital libraries in the curriculum
Learning objects
Pattern language in virtual environments
User experience in physical and virtual environments

Professional Organizations:
American Library Association
EDUCAUSE (institutional representative)
EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (primary institutional representative)
New Media Centers Consortium

University of Oregon Libraries
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T: (541) 346-3053
F: (541) 346-3485
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