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Lisa German Named U Houston Libraries Dean

Lisa German, image by Wilson Hutton, © Penn State U

University of Houston has appointed Lisa B. German as dean of libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell chair, effective August 1, 2015. German is currently associate dean for collections, information, and access services at Pennsylvania State University Libraries and was an ARL leadership fellow in the 2004–2006 cohort. At Houston, she will succeed Dana Rooks, who announced in January 2014 that she would step down as dean upon the appointment of her successor, after serving in the position since 1997.

For more information about German and her appointment, see the April 22 University of Houston Libraries news release, “UH Appoints Lisa German as Dean of Libraries.”