Gary Marks, Jr. Appointed Reference and Outreach Librarian

Gary Marks, Jr. joins the staff of the Cheng Library as Reference and Outreach Librarian.

Gary Marks, Jr. Reference and Outreach Librarian

Gary Marks, Jr. joined the Cheng Library faculty on September 18, 2017 as the Reference and Outreach Librarian.  In this position, Gary is responsible for leading the Library’s outreach efforts, coordinating the Liaison Program, and providing reference and research instruction. Gary serves as the Library Liaison to the Political Science and Geography & Urban Studies departments.  He is also the Library’s contact for the University’s co-curricular and extracurricular units.

Gary has a B.A. degree in History and Political Science and an M.A. in Public Policy & International Affairs, both from WPUNJ.  He also received a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Rutgers, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Public Policy, Law & Administration with an emphasis on Higher Education Policy.

Gary began working in the Library as a student assistant in 1997, and has continued his service at the Cheng Library since then working in both Lending Services and Interlibrary Loan prior to his current role in Reference. Outside of the Library, Gary was an Adjunct Instructor for Pioneer Success Seminar and Political Science. 

Gary is on the University’s Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Committee and serves as the Library’s representative on the Faculty Senate Governance Council.  Statewide he was appointed Legislative Representative to the Executive Board of the New Jersey Library Association’s College and University Section.

About his new positon, Gary commented, “ I am very excited to continue my work at the University, and in my capacity as Outreach Librarian, I am looking forward to building strong relationships between the Cheng Library and the campus community.”

February 12, 2018