Dr. Mary June Roggenbuck, January 1932-March 2016
It is with sadness that the Department of Library & Information Science announces the death, on March 2, 2016, of retired faculty member Dr. Mary June Roggenbuck. Dr. Roggenbuck joined the faculty of Library & Information Science in 1978. She retired at the rank of Associate Professor in 2003. She specialized in children’s literature and coordinated the School Library Media program. She taught the History of the Development of Children’s Liteature, Media for Children, Media for Adolescents and the School Library Media Center.
Dr. Roggenbuck received an A.M.L.S. from the University of Michigan in 1960 and then her Ph.D. in 1976 also from the University of Michigan. Her undergraduate degree was from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
The Department has received a bequest from the estate of Dr. Roggenbuck. May she rest in peace!