April 19, 2018

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

Stephen P. Bero was appointed Executive Director of the Algonquin Area Public Library District, IL. Bero has served as Interim Director since October 2014.

Michael Cox was named Deputy Director of the Whatcom County Library System, Bellingham, WA. He was previously Director of Public Services for Pueblo City-County Library District, CO.

Beau Cunnyngham was named Director of Lebanon Public Library, IN. He was previously Assistant Director of Tipton County Public Library, IN.

Antony Deter was appointed Director of Dixon Public Library, IL. He was previously Librarian at Morrison Community School District, IL.

Laura Donahue was appointed Archivist at American Public University System, Manassas, VA. She was previously Archivist at Progressive Technology Federal Systems.

Mary Margaret Farrell was appointed Dean of Libraries at Clemson University, SC. She previously held the same title at the University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Debra Futa was promoted to Director of St. Joseph County Public Library, South Bend, IN, effective July 1. She is currently Assistant Director.

Carol Hixson was named Dean of the Florida Atlantic University Libraries, Boca Raton, effective August 11. She is currently Dean of Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg.

Robert Miller was appointed Chief Executive Officer of LYRASIS, following the retirement of Kate Nevins. Miller was previously General Manager of Digital Libraries at the Internet Archive.

Sara Ortiz was named Communications & Marketing Specialist at the Texas Library Association, Austin. She was previously Manager of Education and Library Marketing at Scholastic.

Ellen Randolph was named Circulation Services Librarian at the Boca Raton Public Library, FL. She was previously Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Religious Studies at Florida International University, Miami.

Tim Shearer was promoted to Director of Library and Information Technology (LIT) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was previously Head of Software Development for LIT.

This article was published in Library Journal's June 15, 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.