GSLIS alum and champion of diversity Brooke Sheldon dies
posted February 14, 2013 4:01 PM
A champion of diversity in libraries, Simmons GSLIS alumna Brooke Sheldon '54 LS died on February 11, 2013. Sheldon served as American Library Association president from1983-1984 and was the interim director and professor at the School of Information Resources and Library Science at University of Arizona, Tucson until her retirement in 2004. The University of Texas and the New Mexico Library Foundation have established the Brooke E. Sheldon Endowed Professorship in Management and Leadership in her memory. More information about Sheldon's contributions can be found at American Libraries Magazine.