Management Transition at Southern Miss’ University Libraries and Library School (People in the News)
Dr. Carole Kiehl, formerly dean of University Libraries at The University of Southern Mississippi, was named Special Assistant to the Provost for Analysis and Planning and will work with university Provost Dr. Denis Wiesenburg in that capacity. In her new position, Kiehl will evaluate emerging software and technologies that support academic programs, assist in developing an academic space plan, and work with the academic assessment office on accreditation recertifications. Kiehl served as dean of University Libraries from August 2008 until January 2013.
Named interim dean of University Libraries was Dr. Melanie J. Norton, associate professor and director of the School of Library and Information Science at Southern Miss since January 2003. Norton has been a faculty member at Southern Miss since August 1993.
Dr. Elizabeth Haynes, associate professor in the School of Library and Information Science, was named interim director of the School. Haynes, whose academic specialties include cataloging and school librarianship, has been a faculty member in the Library School since 1998.
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Posted on: February 11th, 2013