On 15 July 2008, Donald
H. Dyal, Dean of Libraries at Texas Tech University,
was confirmed by the United States Senate as a member of the National Board of
the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Dr. Dyal's
term will run until 6 December 2013.
The National Museum and Library Services Board (NMLSB) is an advisory body that includes the director and deputy directors of IMLS and twenty Presidentially-appointed and Senate-confirmed members of the general public who have demonstrated expertise in, or commitment to, library or museum services. Informed by its collectively vast experience and knowledge, the NMLSB advises the IMLS director on general policy and practices, and on selections for the National Medals for Museum and Library Service.
Our congratulations go out to Don for his new appointment!