Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale has named John H. Pollitz dean of library affairs, effective March 6, 2017. Pollitz is currently director of libraries at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.
At SIU, Pollitz will succeed Anne Cooper Moore, who left SIU in June 2015, after serving as dean for three years. The co-interim deans of the library since June 2015 have been: Howard Carter, associate dean; Pamela Hackbart-Dean, director of the Special Collections Research Center; and Susan Tulis, associate dean.
For more information about Pollitz and his appointment, see the February 9, 2017, SIU news release, “Alumnus John Pollitz Named Dean of Library Affairs.”