Timothy M. Schlak

Timothy M. Schlak is Dean, University Library, Robert Morris University, and President, Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc. He served on the team of the Pennsylvania higher ed consortium, Bridges and Pathways, that hosted Peter for a keynote in 2019 and used Peter’s Community: The Structure of Belonging as the “common read” for the academic year.

Libraries and Leaders as Creators of Community

Tim Schlak’s article grew out of a series of conversations with Peter, who advised on the content and structure of the paper and whose book Community: The Structure of Belonging provided the foundation of community building that Schlak adapts to a...