Paul Orkiszewski

Library Responsibilities

  • For the Fall 2021 semester, Paul will be working with Appalachian's Institutional Research and Planning office on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) reaccreditation process.


  • Master of Library and Information Science. University of Texas at Austin. May 1989.
  • Bachelor of Music/Master of Music. Rice University, Shepherd School of Music. May 1988. Cum laude. Thesis: An analytic overview of the music of Carl Ruggles.

Service Interests

  • American Library Association
  • North Carolina Library Association
  • Todd Community Preservation Organization

Scholarly Interests

  • Acquisitions and Collection Management
  • Aleatoric Decision Making
  • Mathematical and Quantitative Modeling and Analysis of Library Processes
Title: Associate Professor

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2801

Fax: (828) 262-3001

Office address
Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 416