Lauren Slingluff is currently the Library Director for the University of New Haven. Prior to that she was the Associate Dean for the University of Connecticut library where her portfolio included managing all aspects of the budget and co-chairing the strategic planning steering committee. Her professional areas of interest are change management, open educational resources (OER), and data analysis. Previously she worked at Wheaton College in Massachusetts as Associate Dean and Interim Dean in the Library and oversaw a large collection management program along with growing their OER program on campus. Lauren holds a MSLIS from Simmons College and completed her undergraduate degree at St. Lawrence University. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, knitting, and living a highly caffeinated life.