UNCG Campus Weekly

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Billie Durham elected chair of Friends of the UNCG Libraries

Portrait of Billie DurhamThe Friends of the Libraries have a new chair that many faculty and staff know: Billie Durham.

She is retired from UNCG’s Library and Information Studies Program, which she joined in 2004 as an adjunct instructor, becoming an assistant professor and School Library Media Program Coordinator in 2008.

Durham holds an MLS degree from UNCG. Her background includes 17 years as a school library media specialist in Randolph County and five years as a public services librarian at Montgomery Community College. In addition, she served six years as English as a Second language Coordinator for the Montgomery County Board of Education. She has served as a member of the State Library’s Library Services and Technology Act Advisory Committee, and currently serves on the Board of Trinity Music Academy.

The new Vice-Chair/Chair Elect is Karl Schleunes, professor emeritus of History at UNCG, where he specialized in Modern German History and the Holocaust. Schleunes taught for 45 years, including 39 years at UNCG.

Newly elected for three year terms were Kate Barrett and Mae Douglas of Greensboro. Re-elected to a second term were Robin Sutton Anders, David Arneke, Ned Cline, Carol Douglas, Nancy Fuller and Jim Schlosser

Full story at the Friends blog.