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Dean of Libraries Search Update February 9, 2015

Dear UH Faculty and Staff:

I am pleased to announce the final three candidates for the position of Dean of the University of Houston Libraries, and invite you to join me in welcoming them to campus.

The search committee, chaired by C.T. Bauer College of Business Dean Latha Ramchand, is being assisted by the executive search firm Isaacson, Miller.  They are conducting a national search to select the successor of Dana Rooks, Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair.

Beginning Thursday, February 12 and ending Friday, February 20, each of the three candidates will spend one full day on campus.  You are encouraged to attend the open forums scheduled below and hear their visions for the future of academic research libraries.

I thank Dean Ramchand and the search committee for their service in this important search.

10 a.m., Thursday, February 12, 214 Student Center
Lisa B. German, M.S.L.I.S., Associate Dean
The Pennsylvania State University

10 a.m., Monday, February 16, Rockwell Pavilion
Jay Starratt, Masters in Librarianship, Dean of Libraries
Washington State University

10 a.m., Friday, February 20, Cemo Auditorium
Maggie Farrell, M.P.A, M.L.S., Dean of Libraries
University of Wyoming

 

Paula Myrick Short
Provost