September 20, 2017


By Compiled by Shari Goldsmith

Ann Baker
has been appointed Archivist, Special Collections and Archives Department, Duane G. Meyer Library, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield. Previously she worked at The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County, MO.

Cynthia Barth
is now Head Librarian, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO. She was Director of Library Services, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY.

Kay Callison
is now Grants Officer, Missouri State Library, Jefferson City. She was Founder and Manager, American Audio Prose Library, Inc., Columbia, MO.

Raymond Campbell
is now Associate Dean, College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University, Philadelphia. He was Associate Dean, Richard C. Goodwin College of Evening and Professional Studies at Drexel.

David Eichmann
has been named Director, School of Library and Information Science, University of Iowa (UI), Iowa City.

Maggie Farrell
has been appointed Dean, University of Wyoming Libraries, Laramie. She was Associate Dean of Montana State University – Bozeman Libraries.

Suzanne Hackett-Morgan
has been appointed Director of Development, Las Vegas/Clark County Library District, NV. She worked in development for the Museum Exploratorium, San Francisco.

Ardys Kozbial
has been appointed Visual Resources Librarian, Frances Loeb Library, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University. She was Project Manager and Archivist in the College of Environmental Design, University of California – Berkeley. Laura Morse
is now Systems Librarian, Office for Information Systems, Harvard Library. She was Intranet Coordinator, Hale and Dorr LLP, Boston. Suzanne Wones
is now Senior Reference Librarian, John F. Kennedy School of Government Library (KSG), Harvard University, where she served as Reference Librarian since June 2000.

Gloria Rhodes
is now Outreach/Community Resources Librarian, San Diego State University Library and Information Access. She was Multicultural Outreach Librarian, California State University, San Marcos.

Leander Spearman
is now Manager, Indian Trails Branch, St. Louis County Library.


Helene Burlington Gowen, retired Librarian with the Army and the Textile Museum in Washington, died April 26. She was 98. From 1942 to 1960, she was Chief Librarian at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii and concurrently staff librarian at the headquarters of the U.S. Army Pacific at Fort Shafter.

Ellen Ach Pryor, retired Director, Deer Park Public Library, NY, died May 1. She was 86.