In Memoriam: JQ Johnson

  • Sarah Shreeves (Coordinator, IDEALS & Associate Professor of Library Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)


I first met JQ Johnson in person at the Frye Leadership Institute, held at Emory University in the summer of 2008. Frye, at that point, was an intensive two week experience that brought together 47 librarians and information and educational technology professionals with provosts, faculty, trustees, students, lobbyists, and others in order to consider more broadly the current and future state of higher education. We talked, listened, asked questions, argued, laughed, slept, and ate (and drank) in the Emory Conference Center Hotel for two weeks, and at the end of those two weeks we were more or less a family. To lose a member of that family has been heart-wrenching.

How to Cite:

Shreeves, S., (2012) “In Memoriam: JQ Johnson”, Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 1(2), eP1058. doi: https://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.1058

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Published on
28 Sep 2012
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