Joyce Ogburn is elected Vice President/President of ACRL

by | Jun 5, 2010 | 0 comments

Horrors! I left this out of the June Print ATG Rumors!!!! How could I be so stupid??!

The incredible and wonderful and perfect Joyce L. Ogburn, university librarian and director of the University of Utah Marriott Library, has been elected vice-president/president-elect of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).  She will become president-elect following the 2010 ALA Annual Conference in Washington D.C. and assume the presidency in July 2011 for a one-year term. “Being chosen to lead ACRL as vice-president and president-elect is the highlight of my career,” Joyce says. “I am enormously grateful for the confidence of the members in my leadership skills and will do my utmost to advance ACRL’s initiatives and programs.” Joyce‘s activities in ACRL include serving as the scholarly communications column editor for C&RL News (2006-2009), as co-chair of the Scholarly Communications Committee (2006-08), and as a member of the Choice Editorial Board (2000-04).  She was the founder and editor of ANSSWeb (1995-2003), and was chair of the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) (1997-98).  Joyce also served as editor of ANSS Currents (1996-97). She received her master’s of library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She received her master’s degree in Anthropology from Indiana University, and earned her bachelor of arts degree in Anthropology from the University of North Carolina at GreensboroCongratulations, Joyce!

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