Jennifer L. Dean, Dean of Libraries and Instructional Technology at the University of Detroit Mercy, holds a PhD in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University and an MLIS from Wayne State University. She also holds a BMus from Central Michigan University and an MMus with Performance Certificate from Northwestern University, both in bassoon performance, and plays bassoon in the Midland Symphony Orchestra in Midland, MI. Her writing has appeared in Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education and Innovative Higher Education and she has presented at numerous conferences. She lives with her husband, fellow librarian Dennis Hillers, and their dog and cat.