The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Board of Directors announced that Dr. Clara M. Chu, Chair and Professor for the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, has been elected Vice President/President-Elect.

Dr. Chu is the recipient of various honors including the 2012 Chinese American Librarians Association Presidential Recognition Award, ALA’s 2008 Library Diversity Research Honor and 2002 Equality Award, and 2005 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. She has led many initiatives to diversify our profession, such as the 2002-03 IMLS-funded grant: Program PRAXIS: A Pre-Doctoral and Recruitment Program for Tomorrow’s Culturally Diverse Information Studies Faculty and Leaders at UCLA.

On behalf of APALA, we congratulate you!

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