May 20, 2022

Research Libraries: “After 42 Years With Penn Libraries, Director Carton Rogers is Retiring”

From The Daily Pennsylvanian:

The Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Carton Rogers will be retiring at the end of this year.

Rogers has been with Penn Libraries since 1975 and was appointed director of libraries in 2004. During his considerable time at Penn, Rogers has overseen many updates to the University’s library system.

As director of Penn Libraries, Rogers led the initiative for the Weigle Information Commons; the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; the Moelis Grand Reading Room and several other projects.


Rogers says that if he has one regret, it’s that more students don’t have time to access Penn library resources. Rogers says that he hopes that more students have the chance to explore Penn Libraries.

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