University president Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., has announced the hiring of Xan Arch as the new dean of the Clark Library. She will begin on August 22.
Arch comes to UP from Reed College, where she served as director of collection services. She also held many posts in the Stanford University libraries, culminating her service there as the electronic resources and technology librarian. She was the 2013 recipient of the Esther J. Piercy Award given by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services to a person who has shown “outstanding promise for continuing contribution and leadership.”
Arch has a B.A. in English and French literatures and an M.A. in English literature from Stanford University. She also has an M.S. in library science from San Jose State University.
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