In Memoriam: Kaitlyn A. Carter, 1979-2023

Kaitlyn Carter, director of digital initiatives and strategies for the libraries at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, died on February 23. She was 43 years old and had suffered from cancer for more than a decade.

Carter grew up in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. She held a bachelor of fine arts degree from New York University and earned a master of library and information science degree at the University of Pittsburgh. In 2003, she joined the access and user services department in the McCabe Library at Swarthmore College. In 2015, Carter took on her most recent role as head of a newly formed digital initiatives and scholarship department.

Swarthmore College President Valerie Smith said that Carter “is remembered for the grace and intelligence with which she approached her work, as well as for her wide-ranging creativity and irrepressible sense of humor.”

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