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Karen Neurohr - Secretary

Karen Neurohr is a Professor in the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program of the Oklahoma State University Library. Her appointment is 100% Librarian with an assignment that focuses on research and outreach. Her research has included oral histories of OSU alumni and leaders, first-generation undergraduate library users’ experiences and perceptions of the academic library, and faculty and students’ perceptions of library service quality. She is the departmental project lead for ListenOK, an outreach initiative for creating and maintaining an online inventory of oral history interviews held in repositories throughout Oklahoma. Professor Neurohr holds an Ed.D. in Higher Education from Oklahoma State University, and an M.S. in Library and Information Studies from North Texas State University. Karen accepted a faculty position at Oklahoma State University in 2006. Prior to this, she held positions in library administration and classroom teaching.


Neurohr was elected secretary of Faculty Council in 2020 and library representative for the Faculty Council in 2018. She serves on the Rules and Procedures Committee and the Faculty Committee. She chaired the Campus Facilities, Safety and Security Committee and served on the Retirement and Fringe Benefits Committee. She has served the University as chair of the Library Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion committee; initiator and coordinator of the Science Café OSU; faculty representative for the Academic Integrity Panel and the Committee on Student Organizations; library representative for the University Network on Community Engagement, the Undergraduate Retention Task Force, and the University Assessment and Academic Improvement Council. She is honored to be one of the faculty partners for the Center for Sovereign Nations. Karen and her husband George enjoy spending time with family, camping, and exploring Oklahoma.

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