Harvard: Nancy M. Cline announced her intention to retire from her position
of Roy E. Larsen Librarian, effective at the end of the academic year.
Louisville: Robert Fox has been named Dean of Libraries, as of February 14,
2011. He succeeds Hannelore B. Rader who retired in 2009. Fox is an alumnus
of the 2009–10 ARL Research Library Leadership Fellows program.
Northwestern: Sarah Pritchard’s title has changed from Charles Deering
McCormick University Librarian to Dean of Libraries and Charles Deering
McCormick University Librarian.
Notre Dame: Diane Parr Walker has been named University Librarian
effective July 25. Diane is currently Deputy University Librarian at the
University of Virginia.
U of Toronto: Larry Alford has been named Chief Librarian effective no later
than August 1. Larry is currently vice-provost for libraries, university librarian,
and dean of university libraries at Temple University in Philadelphia. He
succeeds Chief Librarian Carole Moore who will retire in June 2011.
Virginia Tech: Tyler Walters has been named Dean of University Libraries,
effective March 15. He succeeds Eileen Hitchingham, who announced her
intention to retire from the position, effective February 1. Walters is an
alumnus of the 2009–10 ARL Research Library Leadership Fellows program.
ARL Staff Transitions
Christine Avery has been appointed a Visiting Program Officer for the 21st
Century Research Library Collections Task Force. Her VPO position will help
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