Ronald Milne holds an M.A. in Library and Information Studies (University of London), as well as an M.A. Honours in German from the University of Edinburgh and an M.A. from the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Mr Milne has more than 35 years of working experience. Immediately prior to joining Yale-NUS, Mr Milne was a George Lyndon Hicks Fellow with the National Library of Singapore, where he developed a framework for the development of Singapore and Southeast Asia collections, as well as advising the Library’s directorate and senior staff. Prior to this, Ronald had leadership roles with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage (New Zealand) and the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand. Mr Milne has also held library leadership positions in the UK at Oxford University Library Services (now the Bodleian Libraries) and the British Library. He is familiar with the collegiate environment, having worked at Trinity College Cambridge and having been a Fellow of Wolfson College Oxford.
As the Dean of Educational Resources and Technology, Mr Milne provides leadership for seven key areas namely Makerspaces, Initiatives, Community and Exhibitions (MICE), Library, Information Technology Services, Educational Technology, Media and Classroom Technology, the Centre for Teaching and Learning, and the Writers’ Centre. Mr Milne is also a member of the College’s Cabinet, an important element of the College’s leadership structure.