Florida State University (FSU) appointed Gale S. Etschmaier as dean of University Libraries, effective September 7, 2018.
Etschmaier is currently dean of Library & Information Access at San Diego State University, a position she has held since 2011. Previously, she was associate university librarian for public services at The George Washington University.
At FSU, Etschmaier will succeed Julia Zimmerman, who retired in June 2018 (see page 24 of PDF), after leading the FSU Libraries for 11 years. Susannah Miller is currently serving as interim dean of University Libraries.
For more details about Etschmaier and this transition, see the July 12, 2018, FSU Libraries blog post, “FSU Names New Dean of University Libraries.”