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MLA Bids Lucy Holman Farewell

Long-time friend of the Maryland Library Association (MLA) and current board member, Lucy Holman, has announced her relocation to North Carolina this month.  Holman, former dean of the Langsdale Library at the University of Baltimore, has accepted a new post as University Librarian and dean of the Randall Library at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Long-time friend of the Maryland Library Association (MLA) and current board member, Lucy Holman, has announced her relocation to North Carolina this month.  Holman, former dean of the Langsdale Library at the University of Baltimore, has accepted a new post as University Librarian and dean of the Randall Library at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

 

Holman served on the MLA board for four years as the American Library Association Councilor, as President of the Association of College and Research Libraries, MD and President Elect, President and Past President of MLA.  She also served as the MLA representative to the Congress of Academic Library Directors in Maryland and on a number of other committees and taskforces.

 

“Her departure is bittersweet,” said Margaret Carty, MLA's Executive Officer. “We are happy for Lucy returning to her hometown and the location where she wants to retire, but we do miss her and the tremendous impact she made in Maryland libraries while with our organization.”

 

The Maryland Library Association was founded in 1923 and provides professional development and other leadership opportunities for its members, in addition to advocating for principles and issues related to librarianship and library service. Members include library staff, library school students, library trustees, and friends of libraries representing a full spectrum of the library profession across Maryland. For membership and other organization information go to www.mdlib.org.

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