Kick off University Press Week as we Meet the Presses!!

It’s University Press Week! All week long university presses will be participating in the UP Week Blog Tour, where presses will
be blogging each day about a different theme that relates to scholarly publishing.
For the full Blog Tour schedule, click here.

November 11 – Meet the Press:

University Press of Colorado will feature Laura Furney, managing editor, who has been at the press for 20 years and is playing an integral role in two recent developments at UPC.

University of Missouri Press will profile David Rosenbaum, who became UM Press’s new director on  Nov. 1, about his plans for the press’s future and his transition back to a university press.

University of Hawai‘i Press will feature the peripatetic academic publishing career of UHP’s soon-to-retire journals manager, Joel Bradshaw.

McGill-Queen’s University Press will feature Jonathan Crago and Kyla Madden, key members of the Editorial Department, who will discuss their experiences in scholarly publishing and their vision for MQUP.

University of Illinois Press will profile UI Press Editor-in -Chief Laurie Matheson, who will discuss her publishing journey and the changes that she has seen during her career, including shifts in the library market.

Penn State Press will profile manuscript editor John Morris, aka the press’s “Invisible Man.”

University Press of Florida will feature Sian Hunter, acquisitions editor, who is working to develop and grow innovative new subject areas.

Follow the University Press Week blog tour to learn about the importance of university presses. For a complete list of University Press Week events, visit


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