Former ALA Executive Director Peggy Sullivan died of natural causes at her home in Chicago on April 13. She received an MLS from Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and a doctorate from University of Chicago Graduate Library School. Sullivan served as both ALA executive director (1992–1994) and ALA president (1980–1981). Her other achievements include serving as dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Rosary College (1995–1997); assistant commissioner of Chicago Public Library (1977–1981); and director of the Knapp School Libraries Project (1963–1967), which had great national impact of convincing the public of the need for high-quality school library media programs.
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