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Strategic Plan

Please click the PDF link below to read our current Strategic Plan for the years 2011-15.


Organizational Chart

Washburn University is seeking to promote student success, particularly in the first-year transition from high school to university studies, by introducing students to the concept of Information Literacy as a crucial skill in the Information Age.  Therefore, our organizational chart reflects this instutional commitment to the First-Year Experience and the Libraries role therein.

Mission Statement

The Washburn University Libraries are teaching Libraries, dedicated to student success and the development of a learning community that effectively, efficiently and ethically uses information in the 21st century.


Dr. Bearman speaking about Our Strategic Plans

Dean of University Libraries

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Alan Bearman, Ph.D.
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Mabee Library
Washburn University
1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621
(785) 670-1855
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