University Press Week Day 2

Bucknell UP welcomed these 10 developments over the past 10 years, making it a force to #KeepUP with.

Since 2012, Bucknell University Press…

1. Celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018.

2. Became a full member of the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) in 2020.

3. Saw the retirement of its longtime director, Greg Clingham, at the end of 2018 after 22 years of service to the Press.

4. Welcomed, in 2019, Suzanne Guiod as its first fulltime, non-faculty director.

5. In 2018, entered into a new distribution partnership with Rutgers University Press.

6. Began to release all new books simultaneously in paperback, cloth, and ebook formats as a result of its new arrangement with RUP.

7. Made all new publications since 2018 available free of charge to Bucknell students, faculty, and staff via Bucknell’s Digital Commons.

8. Saw the creation of two new book series, Scènes francophones: Studies in French and Francophone Theater (edited by Logan Connors) and Campos Ibéricos: Bucknell Studies in Iberian Literatures and Cultures (edited by Jason McCloskey and Isabel Cuñado).

9. Took over the publication of two long-running annuals, 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiry in the Early Modern Era (edited by Kevin L. Cope) and The Age of Johnson (edited by Jack Lynch & J. T. Scanlan), both in their 24th year.

10. Upgraded its office space in 2018 when it moved from the basement of Taylor Hall, the oldest building on campus, to the top floor of the newly-renovated and named Hildreth-Mirza Humanities Center.