Currents: Professionals on the Move
Stephanie Ballard has been appointed educational psychology and psychology librarian at California State University in Northridge.
* In May Kenneth Behringer started a new position as director at Dakota County (Minn.) Library. * Kenneth W. Berger announced his retirement effective July 1 as integrated library system project manager of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. * Grace Berry will retire as director of the Pope County (Ark.) Library System in Russellville June 30. * Jeff Brooks will become director of the Pekin (Ill.) Public Library effective July 1. * Diane Brown was named deputy state librarian at the State Library of Louisiana, in Baton Rouge. * Lynn Burkholder is the new director of the Pottstown (Pa.) Public Library. * Russell Cogar has been named Galaxie Library manager for the Dakota County Library in Apple Valley, Minnesota. * Charlotte Cubbage has been appointed bibliographer for English and comparative literature at Northwestern University Library in Evanston, Illinois. * After almost 23 years, James L. Farrell Jr. retired April 23 from New York State Library's division of library development in Albany. * David S. Ferriero has been appointed as Andrew W. Mellon director and chief executive of the Research Libraries at the New York Public Library. * Jody Gray is now assistant librarian to the academic librarian residency program at the University of Minnesota Libraries in Minneapolis. * Marty Gray, director of South Haven (Mich.) Memorial Library, has announced that she will retire July 31. * Bay County (Mich.) Library System director Linda Heemstra retired June 1 after 29 years as the chief administrator for the county's five libraries. * Bill Johnson is now assistant city librarian at the New Orleans (La.) Public Library. * Esmeralda Kale has joined Northwestern University Library in Evanston, Illinois, as bibliographer for Africana.
* June 1 Mary Anne Knefel became university librarian at the University of Dubuque (Iowa). * Lea Leininger has joined Jackson Library at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as life sciences librarian. …