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Julie Mosbo Ballestro Appointed University Librarian and Assistant Provost of University Libraries at Texas A&M University

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Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University has named Julie Mosbo Ballestro university librarian and assistant provost of University Libraries, effective July 1, 2022.

Mosbo Ballestro has served as interim dean of Texas A&M University Libraries since July 1, 2021. She has held the positions of associate dean for administration and faculty services, interim director of Cushing Memorial Library & Archives, and director of preservation for Texas A&M University Libraries. Prior to joining Texas A&M, she was a preservation librarian at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Mosbo Ballestro holds a certificate of advanced study in preservation administration from The University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in library and information studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She earned her bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Central Arkansas.

At Texas A&M, Mosbo Ballestro succeeds David Carlson, who stepped down in June 2021 and retired in September 2021, after serving as dean of libraries since 2012.

For more information about Mosbo Ballestro and her appointment, see the Texas A&M University Libraries news release, “University Librarian Announcement.”