Garnar named dean of Kraemer Family Library


Martin Garnar

Martin Garnar, a reference services librarian and professor of library science at Dayton Memorial Library at Regis University in Denver, has been named dean of the UCCS Kraemer Family Library following a national search.

Since 1999, Garnar has been a faculty member at Regis University, a private, co-educational Roman Catholic, Jesuit University. He earned a master’s degree in library and information services from the University of Denver, and a master’s in modern European history and a bachelor’s in history and geography from the State University of New York at Binghamton. His research and writing address ethics, intellectual freedom, and personal privacy in the digital age.

“I’m thrilled to be joining UCCS at this exciting time in its growth,” Garnar said. “The Kraemer Family Library has an excellent reputation in the Colorado library community, and I look forward to working with everyone as we continue to build on our successes.”

Garnar will replace Teri Switzer, dean, Kraemer Family Library. Switzer plans to retire in August following a 42-year career in academic libraries and seven years as dean at UCCS.