Catherine Lavallée-Welch, Director of the USF in Lakeland Library, has accepted a new position.
May 1st, she will become the Director of the Murphy Library at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.
Catherine has been at USF on the Lakeland campus , in its three latest embodiments, since 2005. She was the first USF librarian on campus, created and offered all library services, and opened the first USF library in 2007. She was also a very active member in governance and service, at USF and in professional associations. She was promoted to the rank of University Librarian in July 2012.
Her last day is April 25th.
UW-L has an FTE of 11,000 and is consistently ranked by Kiplinger’s and U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public comprehensive universities in the country.