Judith A. Sessions

Title: Dean (Retired), University Librarian Emerita
Company: Miami University Libraries
Location: Saint Helena Island, SC United States


  • American Library Association (1985-1987) (Chair, Legislation and Regulation Committee, 1980-1981) (Council Committee on Committees, 1983-1984) (Councilor-at-large, Policy Making Group, 1981-1994) (Delegate to Zimbabwe International Book Fair, 1997) (Directions and Program Review Committee, 1989-1991) (Executive Board, 1989-1994) (Faculty Status Committee, Association of College and Research Librarians, 1984-1986) (Finance and Audit Subcommittee, 1989-1990) (Intellectual Freedom Committee, 1984-1988) (Nominations and Appointments Committee, 1983-1985) (President, Freedom to Read Foundation, 1987-1988) (President, Junior Members Round Table, 1981-1982) (Secretary, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, 1984-1985) (Treasurer, Freedom to Read Foundation, 1986-1987) (Trustee, Freedom to Read Foundation, 1984-1988) (Vice President, Freedom to Read Foundation, 1985-1986)
  • Association of College and Research Librarians
  • Beta Phi Mu – The International Library and Information Studies Honor Society
  • California Institute of Libraries (Vice President, 1987) (President-elect, 1987-1988)
  • Library and Information Technology Association
  • Library Leadership & Management Association, Library Organization and Management Section, Board of Directors
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Library Federation (Executive Board, 1982-1984)
  • Rotary International


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018)
  • Grantee, AAC&U (2007-Present)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1994-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (1995-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the Midwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2015)
  • Featured Listee, “ Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (1993-2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2008)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Libraries,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2008)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, Miami University (2008)
  • Fulbright-Hayes Summer Travel Fellowship To Czechoslovakia (1991)
  • Research Grant, Mount Vernon College (1980)
  • Outstanding Contribution, District of Columbia Library Association (1979)
  • Recipient, Olofson Award, American Library Association (1978)

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