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Archivist Appoints New Director of Presidential Libraries

March 6, 2012 - Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero recently announced the appointment of Susan K. Donius as the Director of the Office of Presidential Libraries. Donius will direct and coordinate the Presidential Library system, currently comprised of thirteen libraries that house the records of Presidents Herbert Hoover through George W. Bush. She will provide oversight and support for the Presidential Libraries to preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits. She will also lead the development of new Presidential Libraries into the National Archives.

In making the announcement, Mr. Ferriero said in a press release, “I am pleased to welcome Susan into the leadership position as Director of the Office of Presidential Libraries. Her more than 20-year tenure in various positions at the National Archives has given her valuable insight into the importance of the mission of the agency. I look forward to working with her to foster continued collaboration among the Libraries, their partner Presidential Foundations, and the entire National Archives organization.”

Additional information is available on the National Archives website.

[This article posted by: Erin Mosley] 

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