Jo Cates, MLIS, Appointed as Rush Library Director

The Library of Rush University Medical Center is pleased to welcome Jo Cates, MLIS, as library director. Cates brings a wealth of experience, having served as library director at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and as library director, dean of the library and associate vice president for academic research at Columbia College Chicago.

Cates earned her Masters of Library and Information Science from Simmons College in Boston, which honored her with the Graduate School of Library and Information Science Alumni Achievement Award in 2012.

Cates has authored several books and is active in many professional associations, including the ALA, ACRL, CARLI and many others. She is a strong advocate of participating in professional associations and looks forward to continuing to work with her colleagues in this area.