Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Finley and Trojanowski Named Emeritus Faculty


Bill Finley and Hermann Trojanowksi of the University Libraries have been named emeritus faculty.  Both retired this past summer. 

Bill Finley came to UNCG in 1998 as Head of the Special Collections and University Archives Department.  He holds a Ph.D. from Duke, a B.A. from the College of William and Mary, an M.A. from the University of Kentucky and an M.L.S. from the University of South Carolina.  Under his leadership, the department grew significantly and the collection was deepened and enriched.  Finley was especially well known for his teaching and knowledge of the history of books and literature.

Hermann Trojanowski began working at the University Libraries while a graduate student here, and returned to become Assistant Archivist.  Hermann holds a B.A. from Greensboro College, an A.A. from Guilford Technical Community College and a M.L.I.S. from UNCG.  Among other accomplishments he was known for his campus tours, his knowledge of the history of the institution, and was instrumental in the development of the Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Project, for which he completed a number of oral history interviews.