Monday, June 27, 2016

Bob Butterfield receives 2015-16 Barnard Outstanding Service Award

The University Library's Barnard Outstanding Service Award Committee is pleased to announce Bob Butterfield, Director of Instructional Resource Services, as this year's Outstanding Service Award recipient.

Butterfield, has served for the last five years on the Academic Staff Senate and is a recent graduate of UW-Stout's Leadership Academy.

Butterfield’s nominations referred to his leadership and vision in the library as well as his service to the greater campus. He regularly builds partnerships across department lines to improve access to research materials. His work with Electronic Textbook publishers is influencing campuses across the University of Wisconsin System and across the country.

“Stout has become my home and it is a privilege to be able to serve this community,” said Butterfield. “I would also like to share my heartfelt thanks to the Barnard family for their continuing commitment to service at UW-Stout.”

An award ceremony was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, on the fourth floor of the Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Center.

The annual award recognizes a library employee for exceptional accomplishments in serving the information needs of students, faculty and staff.

The David P. Barnard Family Endowment and Stout University Foundation support the award. David Barnard, retired dean of Learning Resources, and his wife, Kay, established the award in 2000.

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