February 17, 2018

Library People News | September 15, 2015

Thom Barthelmess was named Youth Services Manager at Whatcom County Library System, WA. He was previously Professor, Graduate School of Library Information Science, at Dominican University, River Forest, IL.

Heidi M. Daniel, Executive Director of Ohio’s Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, was named Ohio Librarian of the Year for 2015 by the Ohio Library Council.

Barbara Gough was appointed Director of Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library, MS. She previously held the same title at Kemper Newton Regional Library, Union, MS.

Curtis Kendrick was named Dean of Libraries at Binghamton University, NY. He was previously University Dean for Libraries and Information Resources at the City University of New York.

George Needham was appointed Director of Delaware County District Library, OH, following Mary Jane Santos’s retirement. He was most recently Vice President of OCLC.

Nieca Nowels was named Director of Marysville Public Library, OH. She was previously Adult Services Manager at Westerville Public Library, OH.

OCLC and the International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions chose five librarians to participate in the 2016 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program: Idowu Adebgilero-Iwari , Elizade University, Nigeria; Željko Dimitrijevi , National Library of Serbia; Penninah Musangi , Karatina University, Kenya; Rhea Jade Nabusan , Tarlac College of Agriculture, Philippines; Shaharima Parvin , East West University, Bangladesh.

Gama Perruci, Dean of Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, OH, was appointed to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library’s Academic Advisory Council.

Eric Rector was named Director of Library Services at American National University, Salem, VA. He was previously Director of Academic Services at Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA.

Stephen P. Weiter was appointed Dean of University Libraries and Associate Professor at Oakland University, Rochester, MI, effective September 21. He is currently Director of College Libraries at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse.

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