Robert Miller, director emeritus of University Libraries, dies

Author: Shannon Chapla


Robert C. Miller, director emeritus of University Libraries at Notre Dame, died Sunday (Oct. 8) in his home onGreenLakeinChisago City,Minn.He was 70 years old.

The director of University Libraries from 1978 to 1997, Miller previously served as director of libraries at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.His career also included a year at the Library of Congress, administrative service at theUniversityofChicago Library, and librarian positions withMarquetteUniversityand the formerParsonsCollegeinFairfield,Iowa, where he developed, designed and implemented automated library systems.He held numerous positions with national, state and regional library societies, including service as chair of the Association of Research LibrariesCommittee on Collection Development.

Miller earned his bachelors degree fromMarquette, a masters degree in history from theUniversityofWisconsinand a masters degree in library science from theUniversityofChicago.

A memorial service will be held at Notre Dame at a date to be determined.

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