"Memorial: Joe Hewitt, 1938–2018"

ARL has released "Memorial: Joe Hewitt, 1938–2018."

Here's an excerpt:

Joe A. Hewitt, University Librarian Emeritus at The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, died on December 19, 2018, at age 80.

Hewitt served as associate provost for University Libraries, or university librarian, at UNC–Chapel Hill from 1993 until he retired in 2004. Under his leadership the libraries launched the renowned Documenting the American South project, initiated a publishing partnership with the UNC Press, and founded the Carolina Academic Library Associates program in partnership with the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). Hewitt also oversaw, and helped raise $2 million toward, a full renovation of the R.B. House Undergraduate Library.

See also: "Remembering Dr. Joe Hewitt."

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