David Ernst Ph.D.
Graduate faculty and Chief Information Officer in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. David is the Director of the Center for Open Education and the Executive Director of the Open Textbook Network, which works to improve higher education through the advancement of open textbooks.
Sarah Faye Cohen
Formerly the Associate University Librarian at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Sarah joined the Open Textbook Network to foster libraries’ strategic role in advancing access, discovery, and engagement with open textbooks. Sarah is the Managing Director of the Open Textbook Network and a two-time award winner of the Association of College and Research Libraries Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.
Karen is Director of Publishing and Collections for the Open Textbook Network. Previously, Library Journal named her a Mover and Shaker in technology. She received her M.A. in Education from UC Berkeley and a for fun degree in improvisation from the Second City.
Barry makes sure everyone gets where they need to go and keeps the center on track. With so many projects and continued growth there is an endless sea of things to do and maintain. Barry handles it all with ease so we can focus our efforts on helping students.