Keith Cottam, Former UW Dean of Libraries, Has Passed Away

Apr 14, 2023

Keith M. Cottam, 1941-2023

Keith M. Cottam of Casper passed away last week at the age of 82. Keith served as director of various academic libraries, including the Casper College Goodstein Library. He served as Dean of the University of Wyoming Libraries for 18 years and was President of the Wyoming Library Association in 1998-1999.

Read his obituary for more on Keith’s life and distinguished career.

Memorial contributions can be made to the University of Wyoming Library, the Casper College Foundation, the National Historic Trails Center, and the Platte River Trails Trust.


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