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Laurene Elizabeth Zaporozhetz, American dean, librarian, educator. Ukrainian Culture Center scholar, 1981-1982; Association College and Research Library. Libraries grantee, 1990; appointed Admiral in Great Navy of State of Nebraska, 1978.


Zaporozhetz, Laurene Elizabeth was born on November 25, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Peter S. and Emily M. (Pryma) Zaporozhetz.


Bachelor with honors, Michigan State University, 1972. Master of Science in Librarianship, Western Michigan University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oregon, 1987.


Educational specialist, Massachusetts Department Education, Boston, 1974-1976; instructor social science reformed library, education reformed specialist, U. Nebraska Library., Omaha, 1976-1978; instructor, acting reformed chairperson, U. Nebraska Library., Omaha, 1977-1978; assistant professor, U. Oregon Main Library., Eugene, 1979-1984; associate professor, coordinator library instruction, U. Oregon Main Library., Eugene, 1984-1985; associate professor, chair, director information services, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University Jerome Library., 1985-1988; director, U. South Florida Tampa Campus Library., 1988-1990; director, library, associate professor education, Louisiana State University Noel Memorial Library., Shreveport, 1991-1992; dean, library, associate professor education, Noel Memorial Library., Shreveport, Louisiana, since 1993. Guest lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Nebraska Task Force on Women, Alchohl and Drugs, 1976-1978. Member education committee Mayor's Commission on Status of Women, Omaha, 1976-1977, abused women task force, 1976-1977. Member education committee Human Relations Board, Omaha, 1977, League of Women Voters, 1976.

Member Concerned Citizens for Omaha Committee, 1976-1977. Member Shreveport regional arts committee Cultural Community Plan, 1992-1994. Member American Library Association, American Society Information Science, Academy Library.

Directors Louisiana, Association College and Research Libraries (Louisiana chapter vice chair 1993, chair 1994), Louisiana Academy Library. Information Network Consortium (vice chair 1995, past chair 1997), Louisiana Library. Association, Louisiana Library.

Network Commission (commissioner 1995-1998), Northern Louisiana Academy Library. Group (president 1992), Noel Foundation Inc. (board directors since 1991, secretary/treasurer since 1996), Florida Library.

Association, Tampa Bay Library. Consortium (board directors 1989-1990, chair planning committee 1989-1990), Suncoast Information Specialists, Florida Center Library. Automation (board directors 1989-1990), Academy Library.

Association Ohio, Nebraska Library. Association (college and university section chairperson 1976-1977, 77-78), Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.


Peter S. Zaporozhetz

Emily M. (Pryma) Zaporozhetz