|Jennifer Younger and Patricia Lawton|
Jennifer Younger is the executive director of the Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA), a nonprofit membership alliance of 44 members and partners founded in 2008 with a mission to provide enduring, global access to Catholic research materials in the Americas. Before that, she served as the Edward H. Arnold Director of Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame. She was recognized for supporting extensive partnering with faculty, students, benefactors, and campus leaders to achieve excellence in mission and was a founding member of the CRRA.
She serves on the Board of Trustees of the OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. and participates internationally in Religious Libraries in Dialogue.
Jennifer holds a B.A, M.A., and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a member of Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society.
She is a frequent researcher, speaker and writer, nationally and internationally, on collaborative and digital initiatives, and serves on the Executive Board of the Catholic Library Association.
Pat holds a B.A and M.L.S. from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.