November 28, 2015

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 7/6/12

Camila Alire, Professor of Practice, Managerial Leadership Ph.D. program, School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a member of the National Council on the Humanities. She is Dean Emerita at both the University of New Mexico and Colorado State University and was President, American Library Association, 2009–10.

Jenifer Grady is the new Executive Director of Tenn-Share, a consortium of Tennessee multitype libraries. She most recently was Director of the American Library Association–Allied Professional Association for more than seven years.

Lorena Harris, High School Librarian, Fallbrook Union High School, CA, for the past 32 years, has retired.

Eva Poole, Director, Denton Public Library, TX, soon will join the District of Columbia Public Library as Chief of Staff. She is the Incoming President of the Public Library ­Association.

Mary Vernau will become City Librarian, Tyler Public Library TX, effective August 6. She currently is Director, Altoona Public Library, PA.

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