Texas Tech University has named Earnstein Dukes dean of University Libraries, effective August 1, 2020.
Dukes has been serving as interim dean of Texas Tech University Libraries since October 15, 2019. She is also associate dean for user experience, resources management, and library systems, a position she has held since 2002. She previously served as interim dean for a six‐month period in 2014 and 2015.
Dukes will succeed Bella Karr Gerlich, who served as dean of Texas Tech University Libraries from 2015 through 2019.
To learn more about Dukes and her appointment, see the July 24, 2020, Texas Tech Today article, “Dukes Named Dean of Texas Tech University Libraries.”