Sunday, November 7, 2010

Colleen Rortvedt Selected as Director of Appleton Public Library

Link to November 7 Appleton Post-Crescent article.

Excerpt: The Appleton Public Library has named Colleen Rortvedt as library director effective Jan. 8.

Rortvedt, the library's assistant director since January 2009, will succeed Terry Dawson, who will retire Jan. 7 after 32 years with the library.

Dawson said he was pleased with the selection of Rortvedt.

"She has been an effective leader and manager with a track record of developing collaborations to improve library service and strengthen our community," Dawson said.

Rortvedt, a graduate of Lawrence University, earned a master's degree in library science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She served as Appleton's young adult librarian and audiovisual librarian before being named assistant library director

Congratulations, Colleen!

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