The Board of the Center for Research Libraries proudly announces the election of two new members:
- Janice S. Welburn, Dean of University Libraries at Marquette University, joined Marquette in April 2006 after serving as associate dean of libraries at the University of Arizona since 2003, following 13 years of service at the University of Iowa. As part of her work, she was a participant in the planning committee that created the first Information Commons in a university library. She has published extensively and made numerous presentations in her fields of interest in librarianship.
- Scott Waugh assumed the post of Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2008, following his service as UCLA Acting Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost. Waugh also served as Dean of the Division of Social Sciences, UCLA's largest academic division, for 14 years. He has received honors, fellowships, and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society, and others.
These new Board members were elected at the CRL Annual Council Meeting on April 21, 2011. The term of office is three years (2011-14).
The Collections Services and Policy Committee also welcomes two new members: Gregory K. Raschke, Associate Director for Collections & Scholarly Communication, North Carolina State University Libraries, and Fern E. Brody, Associate University Librarian, University of Pittsburgh. The Collections and Services Policy Committee is a major committee of CRL’s governance, reporting to the CRL Board on issues pertaining to the CRL's collections, management of content, and related services. CSPC sets policies for current activities and helps develop priorities for new directions and initiatives of CRL. The committee members' term of office is also three years.