The University of Virginia (UVa) has appointed Martha Sites as interim university librarian, effective December 25, 2014. Sites is currently UVa’s deputy university librarian and has served the UVa Library in leadership positions since 1996. She is also the executive lead for the Academic Preservation Trust. Sites will serve as interim university librarian while UVa conducts a search to replace Karin Wittenborg, who will retire on December 31, 2014, after 21 years as university librarian. Wittenborg will assume the title of dean of libraries emerita upon her retirement.