Simon Neame has been named the Dean of Libraries at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Here's an excerpt from the announcement:
At UBC, Neame oversees 33 professional librarians and 114 support staff as associate university librarian, learning and engagement. His budget responsibilities include the Barber Centre, the Walter C. Koerner Library for humanities and social sciences, the Woodard Library for health sciences, science and applied science, the Music, Art and Architecture Library, access services and the library's teaching, learning and community engagement programs. . . .
He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Victoria and a master's of library and information studies from UBC.