University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) has appointed Claire Stewart dean of libraries and professor, effective August 1, 2019, pending Board of Regents approval. Stewart currently serves as associate university librarian for research and learning at the University of Minnesota. She was an ARL Leadership Fellow in 2016–2017.
Stewart will succeed Nancy Busch, who will retire this summer (see page 5 of PDF), after leading the UNL Libraries for seven years.
For more details about Stewart and her appointment, see the May 14, 2019, UNL Nebraska Today story, “Stewart Chosen as Next Dean of Libraries.”