Charles Henry

President, Council on Library and Information Resources, USA

Charles Henry is president of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), with responsibility for several national and international projects, including the Digitization of Hidden Collections, the Digital Library of the Middle East, and an array of post-doctoral fellow programs across thirty academic disciplines. He has published and lectured on topics that include digital humanities, social justice in the digital era, cost benefits of coherence at scale for higher education, and rethinking traditional educational models. He served as senior administrator at Columbia University, Vassar College, and Rice University before coming to CLIR and served in senior advisory roles at Stanford University, California; Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany; and is currently a Trustee of Tan Tao University in Vietnam. His numerous awards include presidential fellowships, Fulbright scholarships and grants to Vienna, Austria; Wellington, New Zealand; and Shantou, China. He holds a B.A degree from Northwest Missouri University, and an M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University, New York.

go back