Syracuse University Libraries announces several promotions effective July 1, 2021:

  • Courtney Asztalos, Plastics and Historical Artifacts Curator, Special Collections Research Center was promoted from assistant librarian to senior assistant librarian.
  • Laura Benjamin, Access Services Librarian, Access & Resource Sharing, was promoted from assistant librarian to senior assistant librarian.
  • Giovanna Colosi, Lead Librarian for Subject Instruction and Librarian for the School of Education, Research & Scholarship, was promoted from assistant librarian to senior assistant librarian.
  • Natalie LoRusso, Reference and User Experience Librarian, Learning & Academic Engagement, was promoted from assistant librarian to senior assistant librarian. 
  • Kelly Delevan, Information Literacy Librarian, Undergraduate Education, has been granted permanent status.

“The Libraries rigorous promotion process demonstrates our librarians’ commitment to ongoing professional education and scholarly research. Even during a year disrupted by the COVID pandemic, our candidates pressed forward and submitted their portfolios for consideration. The promotions recognize each individual’s long-standing academic and research contributions,” said David Seaman, Dean of Libraries and University Librarian. 

Courtney Asztalos, Plastics and Historical Artifacts Curator, Special Collections Research Center
Laura Benjamin, Access Services Librarian, Access and Resource Sharing
Giovanna Colosi, Lead Librarian for Subject Instruction and Librarian for School of Education, Research and Scholarship
Natalie LoRusso, Reference and User Experience Librarian, Learning and Academic Engagement
Kelly Delevan, Information Literacy Librarian, Undergraduate Education