Susan Gibbons, the Stephen F. Gates ’68 University Librarian and deputy provost for collections and scholarly communication at Yale University, has been appointed Yale’s vice provost for collections and scholarly communications effective July 1, 2019.
In addition to the Yale University Library, her expanded portfolio of responsibilities will include the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage at West Campus, Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Center for British Art, Yale Peabody Museum, and Yale University Press.
Gibbons will continue to serve as university librarian until her successor is appointed. The president has named a search committee, which will begin its work shortly.
Gibbons has led Yale University Library since 2011 and became deputy provost for collections and scholarly communication in 2015. She was elected to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Board of Directors in 2014 and is currently serving a one-year term as ARL president.
For more information about Gibbons’ appointment, see the June 18, 2019, YaleNews article, “Gibbons Named Vice Provost for Collections and Scholarly Communications.”