Assistant VP for Library Services Laurie Thompson retires; Gonzalez named as Interim Library Director

Laurie ThompsonKelly GonzalezLaurie Thompson, Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Library Services, has retired after a 35-year library career, the last 10 of which were spent at the UT Southwestern Medical Center Library. Laurie will continue her current responsibilities as editor of the MLA News, which is published by the Medical Library Association, and explore other editing opportunities with Libraries Unlimited.

Dr. J. Gregory Fitz, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost and Dean of the UT Southwestern School of Medicine, has named Kelly Gonzalez as Interim Library Director until a new AVP is appointed. Kelly joined the UT Southwestern Medical Center Library in 2005 and was appointed Deputy Director in 2008.