Libraries Administration

The Administration Department is located on the second floor of the McWherter Library. As you come up the main stairs, turn to the left and follow the walkway around the rotunda. As you approach the front of the library, Room 203 is in front of you to the right. 

Phone: 901-678-2201  │  Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM

Mission, Vision & Values  │  Libraries Organizational Chart

Who We Are

John Evans, Executive Director & Associate Dean of University Libraries
Associate Professor
(901) 678-2201
Ned McWherter Library, Room 203A
Responsibilities: Represents the Libraries on campus, in the community, and on the state and national levels. Oversees strategic planning, budgeting, faculty and staff recruitment, supervision of the branch libraries, and space utilization and planning.

Jill Green, Administrative Associate II
(901) 678-8219
Ned McWherter Library, Room 203H
Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to the Executive Director.

Shanika Jones, Business Officer II
(901) 678-2209
Ned McWherter Library, Room 203E
Responsibilities: Oversees the Libraries budget and purchasing.

Vacant, Community Relations Coordinator
Responsibilities: Coordinates outreach programs and activities that highlight Libraries' resources, services, and collections.

Anna Maria Swearengen, Outreach Associate
(901) 678-2744
Ned McWherter Library, Room 203F
Responsibilities: Assists the Community Relations Coordinator.

Casey Parkman, Emerging Technologies Specialist
(901) 678-2955
Ned McWherter Library, Room 102C
Responsibilities: Heads the sandbox. creatorspace.

James Singleton, Building Management Coordinator
(901) 678-8202
Ned McWherter Library, Room 206
Responsibilities: Supervises the building maintenance of McWherter Library.

Justin London, Mail Clerk
(901) 678-5436
Ned McWherter Library, Room 126B
Responsibilities: Oversees the Receiving Room, including incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries.

Max Pennington, Departmental Support Associate
(901) 678-4310
Ned McWherter Library, Room 207
Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to the Associate Dean and Administrative Associate II.