Yale is currently conducting a search for a new University Librarian to succeed Susan Gibbons, who was recently appointed to the expanded role
The Search Advisory Committee has created an online form that allows Yalies to anonymously nominate potential candidates to succeed Gibbons. Kraus highlighted that it was important for the committee to receive a great deal of input from the Yale community throughout the search.
Former News Staff Columnist Leland Stange ’19 — who has been a vocal critic of the Bass library renovation this past year, particularly the plans to reduce the library’s book collection — said that for him, the most important duty of the University Librarian is to “preserve and foster the spirit of browsing.”
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