Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Lead Libraries at State Universities

Linda Marie Golian-Lui will be the new dean of university libraries at Florida Atlantic University, effective August 15. She has been serving as the associate dean of libraries at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Earlier, Dr. Golian-Lui held positions within the academic libraries at Florida Gulf Coast University and the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Dr. Golan-Lui is a graduate of the University of Miami. She holds a master’s degree from Florida State University and an educational doctorate from Florida Atlantic University.

Stephanie Walker has been appointed as the new dean of University Libraries at the University of Massachusetts Boston, effective August 22. For the past seven years, she has been dean of Libraries & Information Resources at the University of North Dakota.

Walker holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from the University of Waterloo in Canada. She earned a master of library science degree at the University of Toronto.

Lori E. Harris has been named interim dean and university librarian of the University of Cincinnati Libraries. Harris initially joined the libraries in 2015 as an associate fellow from the National Institutes of Health/National Library of Medicine. She previously served as assistant dean and director of the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library at the university.

Harris holds a bachelor’s degree in American studies, museum studies, and archives from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. She earned a master of library and information science degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Donna L. Hayward has been appointed interim university librarian and dean of libraries at the University of Michigan. She has been serving as associate dean and has been on the library staff since 2001.

Hayward is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where she majored in business and music education. She holds a master’s degree in information from the University of Michigan.

Filed Under: Appointments


RSSComments (0)

Leave a Reply