February 16, 2018

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

Julie A. Leuzinger, Associate Librarian and Head of Library Learning Services at the University of North Texas, Denton, has been awarded the 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Politics, Policy, and International Relations Section (PPIRS) Marta Lange/SAGE–CQ Press Award for distinguished contributions to bibliography and information service in law or political science.

Columbus Metropolitan Library, OH, has hired Grant Lynch as Chief Administrative Officer, effective April 10. Lynch currently serves as Executive Director, Waukesha Public Library, Milwaukee.

Lore Reinhart, Supervisor of Children’s Services for the past 16 years, was promoted to Director, Randolph Township Library, NJ.

Deborah L. Schaeffer, retired Instruction and Reference Librarian and Liaison Librarian to the School of Social Work, California State University–Los Angeles, is the recipient of the 2017 ACRL Education and Behavioral Sciences Section (EBSS) Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award.

Robert VanHees, formerly Operating Partner at JLL Partners, a private equity firm, joined ProQuest as Senior Vice President and CFO.

Joann Vosburgh, Principal Librarian for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since 1990, will retire at the end of the season.

Deborah Wright was appointed Director, Prince William County Public Library System (PWCPLS), VA, on February 23. Wright has 14 years of experience at ­PWCPLS, including two years as Assistant Director.

This article was published in Library Journal's April 1, 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

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