Dr. Lorraine J. Haricombe
Dr. Lorraine Haricombe is Vice Provost and Director of the University of Texas Libraries.
She previously served as Vice Provost and Director from the Kansas University Libraries from 2006-2015, and has held administrative positions in the libraries at Northern Illinois University and Peninsula Technikon in the Republic of South Africa. Haricombe holds doctoral and master’s degrees in library and information science from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. She also earned a teacher certification from the University of South Africa, an honors graduate degree in library and information science from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa and a bachelor’s degree in library and information science, psychology and sociology from the University of the Western Cape.
Haricombe holds memberships in the American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, the Library Administration and Management Association and the Association of American University Women. She is on the editorial board of Communicate, Journal of LIS (Nigeria), the editorial board of the Beta Phi Mu Monograph Series, the Service Quality Academy (LibQual+) selection committee and the 2006-07 ALA conference planning committee.
Travis is the communications officer for the 11 branches of The University of Texas Libraries. He’s a writer and editor of the libraries’ biannual newsletter, and edits the monthly staff UPDATE.