Public Policy Research Center, was named Dean of Libraries, effective July 1,
2010. He served as Interim Dean following the departure of Carol Pitts Diedrichs
to become Director of Ohio State University Libraries in January 2010.
Louisville: Hannelore Rader retired as Dean of University Libraries effective
December 31, 2009. Diane Nichols, Associate Dean of Library Operations and
Director of the William F. Ekstrom Library, was named Interim Dean of
University Libraries, effective January 1, 2010.
McGill: Janine Schmidt retired as Trenholme Director of Libraries, effective
January 31, 2010. Diane Koen, Associate Director, Planning and Resources,
University Libraries, was appointed Interim Director of Libraries, effective
February 1, 2010.
National Agricultural Library: Simon Y. Liu was named Director, effective
February 14, 2010. He was previously an Associate Director of the National
Library of Medicine (NLM) and Director of NLM Computer and
Communications Systems.
Notre Dame: Jennifer Younger resigned as Edward H. Arnold Director of
Hesburgh Libraries, effective at the end of the 2009–10 academic year, to take on
a new role with the Catholic Research Resources Alliance. Susan Ohmer,
Assistant Provost and William T. and Helen Kuhn Carey Associate Professor of
Modern Communication, was appointed Interim Director of Hesburgh Libraries,
effective May 19, 2010.
Penn State: Barbara I. Dewey, currently Dean of Libraries at the University of
Tennessee, has been appointed Dean of University Libraries and Scholarly
Communications at Penn State, effective August 1. She will succeed Nancy
Eaton, who will continue her ties with Penn State in retirement as Dean Emerita.
Queen’s: Martha Whitehead, previously Associate University Librarian, was
named University Librarian for a three-year term, effective July 1, 2010. She
succeeds Paul Wiens, who stepped down June 30, 2010, to begin an
administrative leave followed by retirement. Whitehead is an alumna of the
2007–08 ARL Research Library Leadership Fellows program.
Stony Brook, SUNY: Chris Filstrup resigned as Dean and Director of Libraries
on November 30, 2009. Andrew White, former Director of the Health Sciences
Library, is serving as Interim Dean and Director.
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