Dr. Lee Shiflett, 1947-2016

Dr. Lee Shiflett died on May 27, 2016, after a five-month battle with small cell lung cancer. Dr. Shiflett was a member of the SLIS faculty from 1979 until 2001. In 2001, he became Professor and Chair of the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. He was a scholar, researcher, editor and author, as well as a beloved teacher. Memorial gifts may be made to the UNCG Library and Information Studies Endowment, which was established to honor Dr. Shiflett upon his planned retirement. Contributions should be made to LIS Alumni Endowment in honor of Orvin Lee Shiflett, University Advancement, P.O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402.

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