Brigham Young University (BYU) has appointed Rick Anderson university librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library, effective September 1, 2020. Anderson is currently associate dean for Collections & Scholarly Communication in the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah.
At BYU, Anderson will succeed Jennifer Paustenbaugh, who served as university librarian for six years before she passed away in November 2019. Brian Rennick has been serving as interim university librarian since December 2019.
For more information about Anderson and his appointment, see the July 2, 2020, BYU news release, “Rick Anderson Named University Librarian at BYU.”