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.

2016/2017 Members:

Erin McCarthy, Acting Chair, Humanities, History, and Social Sciences and CAAG Chair

Charles Castle, Assistant Dean, School of Media Arts

Peter Fitzpatrick, Chair, Photography

Ames Hawkins, Associate Chair, English 

Kyle Henke (outside representative), Digital Archivist, DePaul University

Heidi Marshall, Head of College Archives & Special Collections

Alton Miller, Associate Professor, Journalism

Larry Minsky, Associate Professor, Journalism

Dominic Pacyga, Professor, Humanities, History, and Social Sciences

Melissa Potter, Associate Professor, Art and Art History

Chris Richert , General Manager/Business Operations Manager, Columbia Chronicle, PT faculty, Journalism

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

Don Smith, Associate Professor, Cinema Art + Science

Kari Sommers, Associate Dean of Student Life