CRL President Search Committee Appointed

Monday, March 25, 2024
Andrea Duntz -

The CRL Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointments to the CRL President Search Committee.  

The CRL Executive Committee received an outstanding expression of interest from member directors in response to their open solicitation for search committee members. The Executive Committee carefully reviewed and appointed search committee members that represent many of the various organizational types and perspectives among CRL membership. Constituting the 2024 CRL President Search Committee are: 

  • Larry Alford, University of Toronto;  
  • Janet Bishop, The Claremont Colleges;  
  • Angi Faiks, Macalester College;  
  • Michael Levine-Clark, University of Denver;  
  • Joe Lucia, Temple University;  
  • Julie Mosbo Ballestro, Texas A&M University;  
  • Roger Schonfeld, Ithaka (Chair);  
  • Matthew Sheehy, Brandeis University;  
  • Denise Stephens, University of Oklahoma; and  
  • Xuemao Wang, Northwestern University. 

The President Search Committee will be responsible for conducting the search process and making a recommendation to the CRL Board of Directors for the next president of the Center for Research Libraries. See the committee charge for more information.  

CRL has secured executive search firm Isaacson Miller (IM) to support the search, led by partner Anita Tien along with Andy Marshall. Tien and the IM team are currently conducting a series of listening opportunities with the membership, board, and staff to identify CRL’s key opportunities, challenges, and imperatives at this point and the leadership qualities necessary for CRL’s next chapter. A comprehensive position profile will be issued shortly. 

To connect with the IM team about applying or submitting a nomination, or other questions, please visit:  



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