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.