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  • Memorial: Joe Hewitt, 1938–2018

    Memorial: Joe Hewitt, 1938–2018

    Joe A. Hewitt, University Librarian Emeritus at The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, died on December 19, 2018, at age 80. Hewitt served as associate provost for...

  • Memorial: Susan Nutter, 1944–2019

    Memorial: Susan Nutter, 1944–2019

    Susan Keene Nutter, former vice provost and director of the NC State University Libraries, died on March 25, 2019, at age 74. Nutter led the NC State University Libraries from...

  • Memorial: Sidney Verba, 1932–2019

    Memorial: Sidney Verba, 1932–2019

    Sidney Verba, director of the Harvard University Library from 1984 to 2007 and Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor Emeritus, died on March 4, 2019, at age 86. Verba led the...

  • Beth McNeil Named Dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies

    Beth McNeil Named Dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies

    Purdue University has appointed Beth McNeil as dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies, effective July 1, 2019. McNeil currently serves as dean of library services at Iowa...

  • Neil Romanosky Appointed Dean of Libraries at Ohio University

    Neil Romanosky Appointed Dean of Libraries at Ohio University

    Ohio University has named Neil Romanosky as dean of libraries, effective September 1, 2019. Romanosky currently serves as associate chief librarian for science research & information and director of Gerstein Science...

  • Memorial: Kaye Gapen, 1943–2019

    Memorial: Kaye Gapen, 1943–2019

    Delores Kaye Gapen, who led the libraries at The University of Alabama, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Case Western Reserve University, and Trinity Washington University, died on February 14, 2019, at age...

  • Kenneth Burhanna Appointed Dean of Libraries at Kent State University

    Kenneth Burhanna Appointed Dean of Libraries at Kent State University

    Kent State University has named Kenneth Burhanna dean of University Libraries, effective March 1, 2019. Burhanna served as interim dean of libraries at Kent State from July 2017 through February...

  • Memorial: William Gosling, 1943–2019

    Memorial: William Gosling, 1943–2019

    William Gosling, University Librarian Emeritus and Curator Emeritus of the Children’s Literature Collection at University of Michigan, died on February 11, 2019, at age 76. At University of Michigan (U-M),...

  • Memorial: Carlton Rochell, 1933–2018

    Memorial: Carlton Rochell, 1933–2018

    Carlton C. Rochell Sr., who served as dean of libraries at New York University (NYU) from 1976 to 1999, died on December 23, 2018, at age 85 after a brief...

  • Martha Whitehead Named Leader of Harvard Library

    Martha Whitehead Named Leader of Harvard Library

    Martha Whitehead, image courtesy of Harvard University Harvard University has appointed Martha Whitehead as university librarian, vice president for the Harvard Library, and the Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the...


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