Liz Holdsworth named Head of Academic Engagement

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The Georgia Tech Library announced in March that Liz Holdsworth is the new Head of Academic Engagement.

In this new role, Holdsworth provides leadership for all aspects of instruction-related policies, procedures, and practices that support student learning. They also spearhead assessment programs in relation to student success and engage as a thought-leader with faculty and colleagues, developing and enhancing strategies for an inclusive Library culture.

“Liz joined the Georgia Tech Library in 2016 and has since proved themself a hard-working, committed partner in student and faculty education,” said Library Dean Leslie Sharp. “We’re thrilled to bring Liz’s unique insight and partnership abilities to the Library’s efforts to engage academically across the Institute.”

Holdsworth began their career at the Georgia Tech Library as the subject matter expert for STEM disciplines and digital learning objects. In February 2023 they transitioned to leading the Library’s Multimedia and Online Learning efforts.

“As a STEM Librarian and Team Leader, Liz demonstrated leadership and vision for academic engagement services and faculty,” said Aisha Johnson, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Outreach.  “We are elated to promote them and the Library’s commitment to investing in our people.”