November 23, 2015

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries

Peter Bromberg was named Associate Director for Public Services at Salt Lake County Library. He was previously Associate Director, Princeton Public Library, NJ.

Jon E. Cawthorne was appointed Dean of Libraries at West Virginia University, Morgantown, effective March 17. He is currently Associate Dean for Public Services and Assessment at Florida State University Libraries, Tallahassee.

Celeste Choate was named Executive Director of the Urbana Free Library, IL. She was previously Associate Director of the Ann Arbor District Library, MI.

Rishara Finsel was appointed Director, Polk County Public Library, NC. She was previously Senior Librarian for Public Services at the Flathead County Library System, MO.

Cassandra Hunsucker was named Head Librarian at the New Bern–Craven County Public Library, NC. She previously held the same position at the Mint Hill Branch, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, NC.

Rick Meyer was appointed City Librarian of Decatur Public Library, IL, effective in April. He is currently Director of the Robey Memorial Library, Waukon, IA.

William Minter is now Senior Book Conservator, Pennsylvania State University Libraries, University Park. He previously owned his own bookbinding and conservation business.

Barbara Ormerod-Glynn was promoted to Director, Greenwich Library, CT, following the resignation of Carol Mahoney. Ormerod-Glynn was previously the library’s Deputy Director.

Bob Pasicznyuk was named Director, Douglas County Libraries, Castle Rock CO. He previously held the same position at Cedar Rapids Public Library, IA.

Scott Piepenburg is now Associate Professor of Library Science and Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services at the Odum Library, Valdosta State University, GA. He was previously Cataloging Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.

Michol Tuttle was named Director, Galway Public Library, NY. She was previously a part-time Adult Services Librarian, Town of Ballston Community Library, Burnt Hills, NY.

Dane Ward was appointed Dean of the Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal. He had served as Interim Dean since July 2012.

This article was published in Library Journal's March 15, 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Craft Exceptional Digital Experiences for Your Users
Digital UX LJ and ER&L present an exceptional roster of library and user experience (UX) experts for our newest online course, Digital UX Workshop: Crafting Exceptional Digital Experiences for the User-Centered Library. During this 5-week online workshop, you will explore why UX matters, and how to sell user-centered design (UCD) to leadership within your organization. Whether you want to redesign your website, revamp your user interface, create a new discovery tool, implement e-resources, or develop a mobile app—you’ll have a tangible product by the end of the course.