William J. Maher

William Maher is University Archivist and Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He was Assistant University Archivist at UIUC (1977-85 & 1985-95), and Program Officer at the U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities (1985-86). He was President (1997-88) and Treasurer (1991-94) of the Society of American Archivists; and President (1987-89) and Secretary-Treasurer (1981-85) of the Midwest Archives Conference.

He holds degrees from Case Western Reserve University (1972), Washington University (1975), and UIUC (1991). As the author of one book and over 20 articles, he is a regular speaker on archival administration and copyright law.