Yolanda Glass resigned as Administrative Assistant for Statistics and Assessment, effective July 15, 2011, to accept a position back home in California that builds upon her recent degree in graphic design from the Art Institute of Washington. Charles B. Lowry, ARL Executive Director, announced his decision to retire at the end of December 2012. Kristin Riccard completed her one-year appointment as ARL Law and Policy Fellow at the end of August 2011. Her fellowship was supported by her current employer, the Washington, DC, law firm Ropes & Gray. Judy F. Ruttenberg has been appointed Program Director for Transforming Research Libraries (TRL), effective November 1, 2011. She is currently Program Officer for Collections at the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN). Lindsay Sarin resigned as ARL Program Assistant in September 2011 to take a position as a reference librarian at the University of the District of Columbia. She recently earned her MLS from the University of Maryland. ARL Visiting Program Officer Transition Jolie Ogg Graybill was appointed as an ARL Visiting Program Officer, assisting with ARL Diversity Programs and Leadership Initiatives effective September 2011. Graybill is Image & Multimedia Collections Coordinator and Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries. Other Transitions IFLA Governance: Ingrid Parent (British Columbia) transitioned into her role as President of IFLA at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Puerto Rico in August 2011. LYRASIS board: Two ARL member representatives—Jay Schafer (Massachusetts Amherst) and Julia Zimmerman (Florida State)—were elected to the LYRASIS Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2011. RLI 276 30 News ( C O N T I N U E D ) SEPTEMBER 2011 RESEARCH LIBRARY ISSUES: A QUARTERLY REPORT FROM ARL, CNI, AND SPARC
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