Sarah Falls

Sarah Falls joined UNCSA as the University Librarian in 2018 after serving for two years as the Director of Library Services and Assistant Professor at a joint-use facility for Tidewater Community College and the City of Virginia Beach.


  • Head of the Fine Arts Library and Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University, Jan. 2014-Dec. 2015
  • Director of the Library for the New York School of Interior Design, 2010-2013
  • Outreach and Instruction Librarian for Artstor, Inc., a nonprofit organization committed to digital collection solutions for universities, museums, schools and libraries worldwide, 2008-10
  • Visual Resources Librarian at the University of Virginia, 2004-2008

Career Highlights

  • Provided support to the Ohio State University faculty, students and staff of the departments of Art, Design, History of Art and Arts Administration and Education, as well as the Wexner Center for the Arts, the Advanced Computer Center for Arts and Design and the Barnett Center for Arts Entrepreneurship
  • Spoken and written extensively about libraries and the arts, and has curated several exhibitions
  • Done considerable work with the Art Libraries Society of North America
  • Volunteer accreditation commissioner for the Council for Interior Design Accreditation since 2016



M.S. Library ScienceUNC Chapel Hill

M.A. Art HistoryRutgers University

Cert. Museum StudiesRutgers University

B.A. Art HistoryOld Dominion University