BTAA Appoints Damon Jaggars to HathiTrust Board of Governors

April 19, 2023

January 16, 2023

The Big Ten Academic Alliance has appointed Damon Jaggars, Vice Provost and Dean of University Libraries at The Ohio State University, to a three-year term on the HathiTrust Board beginning January 1, 2023. This seat was previously held by John Wilkin, University Librarian and Dean of Libraries at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As a founding member, the BTAA fills two seats on the HathiTrust Board. The other BTAA seat is currently held by Claire Stewart, Dean of University Libraries at University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Jaggers joins Gohar Ashoughian, University Librarian and Archivist from Wilfred Laurier University (HathiTrust member since 2020), who was elected to the Board by the membership in September. Her three-year term also began January 1, 2023.