In March Benita Strnad retired as associate professor and education reference librarian at University of Alabama Libraries in Tuscaloosa.
Tony Stankus, life sciences librarian at University of Arkansas Libraries in Fayetteville, retired in March.
June 30 MacKenzie Smith retired as university librarian and vice provost of digital scholarship at University of California, Davis.
Amelia Shelley retired as director of Fort Vancouver (Wash.) Regional Libraries July 31.
January 30 Diane Palguta retired as information commons associate at Butler University’s Irwin Library in Indianapolis.
In May Marilyn Pace, librarian for Owensboro (Ky.) Catholic High School, retired after 50 years of service.
Youth Services Program Librarian Cathy Maassen retired from Skokie (Ill.) Public Library in June.
Susan Goldstein retired as San Francisco Public Library’s city archivist June 30.
Ron Gagnon retired as executive director of NOBLE: North of Boston Library Exchange in Danvers, Massachusetts, June 2.
Kelly Chaney retired in June as library media specialist at Williams Magnet Elementary School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
In March Kathy Chandler retired as director of Pitkin County (Colo.) Library.
Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, promoted Heather Topcik to dean and director of libraries effective July 1.