[Asis-l] Fwd: Dean of Libraries Announcement

Richard Hill rhill at asis.org
Thu Apr 25 16:33:40 EDT 2002

Karla Petersen, ASIST SIG Cabinet Director for 4 years, and winner of the 
Watson Davis Award in 1997, has been promoted to Dean of Libraries at 
Loyola University Chicago.

Dick Hill
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 16:21:19 -0500
Subject: Dean of Libraries Announcement

I am pleased to announce that Karla D. Petersen has accepted the position 
of Dean of Libraries.  This appointment is effective July 1, 2002.

Ms. Petersen received her B.S. in Spanish and Secondary Education and with 
a minor in English from the University of Minnesota in 1967.  She received 
her M.A. in Library Science with concentration in Business Administration 
from University of Minnesota in 1970. Before coming to Loyola University 
Chicago in 1988, Petersen served in various administrative capacities at 
The Center for Research Libraries (Chicago), including Director of 
Technical Services Division and Head of the Cataloging Department, and at 
Hennepin County Library in Minnesota.

Ms. Petersen is serving as the Acting Dean of Libraries this year and 
previously served as the Assistant Dean of Libraries for Bibliographic and 
Access Services at Loyola University Chicago.  Karla has been an active 
member of the Loyola community, serving on several important committees and 
the Faculty Council.  She is a member of the American Society for 
Information Science and Technology and has served as an officer and chair 
of many committees in this and other professional associations.  Karla has 
also made numerous presentations to professional groups and at workshops 
and institutes.

Please join me in welcoming Karla Petersen as Dean of Libraries.

Larry A. Braskamp
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Executive Director
American Society for Information Science and Technology
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 510
Silver Spring, MD  20910
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PHONE: (301) 495-0900


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