2011 Academic Support
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Award for Excellence
Director, David A. Cofrin Library
Paula Ganyard provides leadership and support across campus as director of the David A. Cofrin Library. She has transformed the library to better support the student learning experience, evidenced by increased student usage over the past few years. She also works closely with faculty to identify ways to better serve their teaching and research interests. Ganyard is noted for her quest for innovation, willingness to shake up the status quo, and the ability to find solutions to issues that seem impossible to solve.
Noted for being extremely committed to making the University a better place for students, staff and faculty, Ganyard is actively involved in campus and UW System governance and has served on the Academic Staff Committee, Institutional Assessment Committee, Chancellors Leadership Council, and University Planning Committee.