School of Information Sciences

Dr. Carla Hayden becomes nation's new Librarian of Congress

Last week, the Senate approved the nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden for Library of Congress. Hayden will be the 14th Librarian of Congress, following the retirement of the previous Librarian of Congress, Dr. James H. Billington. Hayden will be the first female and first African-American to serve as Librarian of Congress.

Hayden was an assistant professor in the Library and Information Sciences program at SIS from 1987 to 1991 and served on the SIS Board of Visitors.
Please join us in congratulation Hayden.

To read more about her appointment, click here.

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