The mission of the College Archives Advisory Group (CAAG) is to consult with and assist College Archives & Special Collections in its pursuit of collecting, preserving, publicizing, and making accessible its collections of rare publications, manuscripts and institutional history materials.

The role of the CAAG is:

  • To advise: The group assesses policies, services and collection acquisitions for College Archives & Special Collections and makes suggestions and recommendations
  • To assist: The group supports all College Archives & Special Collections activities and functions
  • To support and advocate: The group promotes the archival program throughout the community.

2021/2022 Members:

Erin McCarthy,   Interim Chair, Communication & CAAG Chair

Robert Blandford, Associate Professor, Business and Entrepreneurship

Melanie Chambliss, Assistant Professor, Humanities, History & Social Sciences (research leave)

Elizabeth Edgerton, Associate Professor, Communication

Peter Fitzpatrick,  Special Advisor for Community Engagement & Professor, Photography 

Joan Giroux, Associate Professor, Art and Art History

Ames Hawkins,  Associate Provost, Faculty Research Development & Professor, English & Creative Writing 

Larry Minsky,  Associate Professor, Communication

Melissa Potter, Professor, Art and Art History

Kari Sommers, Associate Dean of Student Life

ex officio members:

Dominic Rossetti, Digital Archives and Preservation Specialist, College Archives & Special Collections

Heidi Marshall,  Head of College Archives & Special Collections