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IDST Faculty and Staff Page - Sara McCaslin

Sara McCaslin

Sara McCaslin

Coordinator, University Experience Program

Office:  TPH 258
Phone:  (270) 745-6103


Sara coordinates the University Experience (UC 175) program and teaches UC 175.  She also coordinates the Library Skills/Information Literacy component of the course.  Sara offers both face-to-face and online versions of UC 175.


Research interests include information seeking behavior of first-year students, students in transition, military history, 20th century American social history, and information literacy.


Sara arrived at WKU as a freshman in 1995.  After earning a Bachelor’s degree in History, she began working in the University Library’s Department of Special Collections as an Archival Assistant.  During the next six years, Sara completed graduate degrees in History from WKU and Library and Information Science from Florida State University.  In August 2005, Sara began working with the University Experience program as an Instructor and Library Skills Coordinator.  In July 2011, Sara became the University Experience Coordinator.  She is married to James and they enjoy traveling.  Some of their favorite destinations are Walt Disney World, Disneyland, San Diego, New York City, Hawaii, and Portland, OR. 

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