Three years of planning culminated in 2016 with a vision for a library-based “Knowledge Commons” that would strengthen existing services and resources at Hampshire and help guarantee a significant and sustainable future for a reimagined library that meets the needs of 21st century learners.
Spring Break 2015 continued with a trip to the Academic Commons in the Occidental College Library. The Commons is a nexus of transformed spaces, resources, services and programs focused on sustaining an intellectual teaching and learning community at Occidental for the 21st Century.
It’s spring break, 2015 and a small team from Hampshire flew away from the snow and mud to visit the Colket Center for Academic Excellence and the Tutt Library at Colorado College. Our Hampshire team included Jennifer King (me), the Director of the Library; Laura Wenk, Dean of Curriculum and Assessment; Rachel Rubenstein, Dean of […]
With generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, planning for the Library Learning Commons is moving forward. Our consultants, Brightspot Strategy visited Hampshire twice to conduct workshops with Learning Commons Partners (the Writing Center, Transformative Speaking Program, Qualitative Resource Center, Center for Academic Support and Advising, Center for Teaching and Learning, Information Technology, Center […]