CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Feb. 3, 2000
Candidates for UI Libraries director to give public
IOWA CITY-Stella Bentley, the first of five
candidates to be interviewed to be the next University of Iowa Librarian,
will give a public presentation at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the Old Capitol
Senate Chamber. A question and answer session will follow and will end at
Members of the UI community and the public are invited
to attend the presentation.
Bentley is dean of libraries at Auburn University.
She is a former assistant university librarian for collections and information
services at the University of California-Santa Barbara.
Bentley's presentation is a part of the candidate's
interview process. Nancy Baker, director of libraries, Washington State University,
is scheduled to interview on campus Feb. 14-16.
Barbara Eckstein, search committee chair, says the
remaining candidates, Wendy Pradt-Lougee, associate director, University of
Michigan Library for Digital Library Initiatives, will interview Feb. 21-23;
Lance Query, dean, University Libraries, Western Michigan University, Feb.
28-30; and David Kohl, dean and university librarian, University of Cincinnati,