Michael Crumpton

Library & Information Science (LIS) Department

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Affiliated Faculty / Interim Dean of the University Libraries
Email: macrumpt@uncg.edu
Office: 208-D Jackson Library
Phone: (336) 256-1213
Website: http://uncg.libguides.com/lis

Research Interest

  • Management and Leadership
  • Library staffing and talent management
  • Space design and use
  • Library financial and fundraising activities


  • Masters of Library Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of Central Florida, Orlando FL


  • North Carolina State Public Librarian Certification
  • Senior Professional Human Resource Certification
  • North Carolina State University, Adult Learning Teaching Certificate


Michael A. Crumpton, MLS, SPHR, is the Interim Dean of the University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Mike oversees administration of budgets, human resources and facilities; organizes space and remodeling issues. He is an instructor for the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Mike is the current president of the North Carolina Library Association. He is a certified Senior Human Resources Professional and also holds a graduate certificate in Adult Teaching. Mike is the editor-in-chief for the Journal of Learning Spaces and has written multiple chapters, articles and monographs.


  • Handbook for Community College Librarians (with Nora Bird), Library Unlimited, 2013,
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning for Academic Libraries, Chandos Publishing, 2015,
  • Short-Term Staff, Long-Term Benefits(with Nora Bird), Library Unlimited, 2018

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