Laura Whayne retired as the Librarian for the Kentucky Transportation Center Technology Transfer Library on July 1, 2018.
Laura began her career with the Center in 1989 as the Librarian for the newly opened transportation library. Through her years at the library, she has seen the collection grow and change.
Although Laura was born in Fort Worth, Texas, she spent the majority of her childhood in Murray, Kentucky. She received her undergraduate degree from Murray State University, a Master's Degree in Library Science from the University of Denver, and a second Master's Degree in Geography from the University of Kansas.
Laura spends her free time reading, flower gardening, hiking, traveling and volunteering with her church. Her sister lives in Arizona and she plans on spending part of the year there after retirement.
Laura has made contributions to the Center that will long outlive the time she spent here. T2 wishes her the best in her future endeavors.