Effective August 16 Heidi Julien will become director of the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Cora Mae Reid retired April 8 after 57 years as library clerk in the cataloging department of the William R. and Norma B. Harvey Library at Hampton (Va.) University.
April 14 Barbara Ford, director of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, received UIUC's Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement recognizing her work in teaching, research, and public service in the international arena.
Ursula Meyer, 83, director of library services in the Stockton-San Joaquin County (Calif.) Library System from 1974 until her retirement in 1994, died April 15. Meyer served as president of the California Library Association in 1978, and on the ALA Council from 1974 to 1979.
Janet Raven retired April 1 as librarian of Aspen Elementary School in Thousand Oaks, California.
Susan Gibbons will become university librarian at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, effective July 1.
April 4 Bridget Quinn-Carey became chief operating officer of Queens (N.Y.) Library.
Carol McKey will retire as director of Morrisson-Reeves Library in Richmond, Indiana, October 1.
March 7 Anita Carroll became director of Middletown (Ohio) Public Library.
March 25 Doug Bean retired as director of Middletown (Ohio) Public Library.