Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has named Teresa L. Knott interim dean of the VCU Libraries, effective July 1, 2020.
Knott is currently associate dean of VCU Libraries and director of the Tompkins-McCaw Library for Health Sciences. Prior to joining VCU, Knott served as deputy director of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland at Baltimore and in various academic library leadership positions at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso and in Lubbock.
Knott will serve as interim dean while VCU searches for a successor to John Ulmschneider, who will retire on June 30, 2020. Ulmschneider has served as dean of libraries and university librarian since September 1999.
For more information about Knott and her appointment, see the April 22, 2020, VCU Libraries news release, “Teresa L. Knott Appointed VCU Libraries Interim Dean.”