Brenda L. Johnson, an internationally respected leader in the field of library science, has been appointed Library Director and University Librarian, Provost Eric Isaacs announced Oct. 16. Her five-year term begins Jan. 1, 2015.
Joyce Kuechler’s commitment to students has been recognized with the Marlene F. Richman Award for Excellence and Dedication in Service to Students. Kuechler, Department Coordinator for the Department of Art History, was praised in her nominations as a thoughtful and caring student advocate who offers a “mixture of compassion and practical advice.”
This summer, students at the University of Chicago and from all over the country will have the opportunity to brush up on everything from their ancient Greek to their Georgian as part of the University of Chicago’s new Summer Language Institute.