underrepresented in leadership positions in U.S. ARL university libraries. They comprise 14.1% of professional staff, but only 5.4% of directors, 6.1% of associate/ assistant directors and 8.8% of branch head librarians. See accompanying pie chart for the distribution of minority professionals in ARL university libraries by position. 1 This is the average monthly noon exchange rate published in the Bank of Canada Review for the period July 2007-June 2008 and is used in converting figures that are shown effective as of 1 July 2008. This information can be accessed at: http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/rates/exchange-avg.html. 2 Black, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian/Alaskan Native. To cite this article: Les Bland. “ARL Salary Survey Highlights.” Research Library Issues: A Bimonthly Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 266 (October 2009): 17–20. http://www.arl.org/resources/pubs/rli/archive/rli266.shtml. RLI 266 20 ARL Salary Survey Highlights ( C O N T I N U E D ) OCTOBER 2009 RESEARCH LIBRARY ISSUES: A BIMONTHLY REPORT FROM ARL, CNI, AND SPARC ARL Annual Salary Survey 2008–2009 Martha Kyrillidou and Les Bland, comps. and eds. 2009 • ISBN 1-59407-843-2 • EAN 978-1-59407-843-9 • ISSN 0361-5669 • 119 pages For information on ordering, see http://www.arl.org/resources/pubs/ or contact ARL Publications at email@example.com.