Lisa B. German has been named Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair by the University of Houston.
Here's an excerpt from the announcement:
At Penn State Libraries, German served as associate dean for collections, information, and access services, where she was responsible for planning, organization, policy development, implementation, assessment, and direction. She has also published extensively in these areas.
German has participated in the Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians at Harvard University, and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Research Library Leadership Fellows Program. She is the recipient of several awards from the University of Illinois, Penn State University, and the American Library Association – Association for Library Collections and Technical Services. . . .
German earned a bachelor's degree in history and a master's degree in library science, both from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.