February 17, 2018

Knapp President of Stamford’s Ferguson Lib., Rogers Executive Director, Metropolitan Library System and More Library People News

Carolyn Ashcraft, State Librarian of Arkansas, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Arkansas Library Association. She has worked in the field for more than 30 years.

Liza Baker was named Vice President and Executive Editorial Director of Cartwheel and Orchard Books at Scholastic, Inc. She was previously Executive Editorial Director at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

Jean Bauer was appointed Associate Director of the Digital Humanities Center at Princeton University, NJ. She was previously the Digital Humanities Librarian at Brown University, Providence.

Katherine Boden was promoted to Emerging Technologies Librarian at Cranston Public Library, RI. She previously held the position of Digital Learning Team Leader at the library.

Donna Capellen was promoted to Director of Big Horn County Library System, Basin, WY. She has worked for the library for 15 years and was the Interim Director following the resignation of Nancy Venable.

William T. DeWitt III was appointed Director of Marion County Library, SC. He was previously Information Technology Administrator at the Florence County Library System, SC.

Lorraine J. Haricombe was named Vice Provost and Director of Libraries at the University of Texas, Austin, effective February 2015. She is currently Dean of Libraries at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Alice Knapp was promoted to President of the Ferguson Library, Stamford, CT. She was previously Director of User Services for the library. She assumes the position long held by Ernest DiMattia, who died in June.

Jeffrey A. Knapp was named Foster Communications Librarian at Pennsylvania State University Libraries, University Park. He was previously Coordinator of Instruction at Robert E. Eiche Library, Altoona, PA.

Curtis R. Rogers, Communications Director of the South Carolina State Library, Columbia, received the 2014 Founders Award at the Annual Library Communications Conference. He has worked in the field for 27 years.

Tim Rogers was named Executive Director, Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma City, following the retirement of Donna Morris. Rogers is currently Executive Director of NC Live.

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