McAfee Memorial Library

Library Staff

Jon Ritterbush, Director of Library Services and Learning Commons
M.L.I.S. Library and Information Science
(816) 584-6281 
Professional Affiliations: American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries

Betty Dusing, B.A. Library Science
(816) 584-6281
Professional Affiliations: Missouri Library Association, AAUW

Veronica Spottswood
(816) 584-6284

Carolyn Elwess, B.A. Literature/Secondary Education
(816) 584-6891 

Library Faculty

Karen Bleier, M.L.S. Library Science
Collection Management and Resource Sharing Librarian,
Assistant Professor
(816) 584-6704
Professional affiliations: American Library Association, Association for Information and Image Management, Special Libraries Association

Katelyn Handler, M.L.I.S. Library and Information Science
Reference and Instruction Librarian,
Assistant Professor
(816) 584-6282
Profession affiliations: Association of College and Research Libraries, American Library Association

Circulation Desk
(816) 584-6285

Interlibrary Loan
(816) 584-6285


Weekend and Evening Staff

Robert Forster
Library Assistant 

Cheryl Pemberton
Library Assistant

Stacey Powell
Library Assistant

Darnell Williams
Library Assistant