Matthew Sheehy appointed University Librarian

Nov. 28, 2017

Dear Members of the Brandeis community,

I am delighted to announce that after an exhaustive search that generated more than 40 applications from across the country, Matthew Sheehy will be the new Brandeis University Librarian.  As detailed by the search committee, Matthew stood out among a large and highly qualified group of applicants. His background, experience, work with other universities, and management skills all make him more than qualified to take on this position in a permanent capacity.

I want to thank the search committee members, Kate Moran, Philosophy (chair), Mark Brimhall-Vargas, CDO and VP for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Karen Desmond, Music, April French, History (Graduate Student Representative), Sylvia Fuks Fried, Director, Tauber Institute, Kim Godsoe, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Isaac Kurtz, Undergraduate Representative, Laura Miller, Sociology, Fernando Rosenberg, Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature, and Barry Snider, Chemistry for their time and commitment to this search.

Please join me in congratulating Matthew on this appointment!

Best regards,

Lisa M. Lynch
Provost and Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy
Brandeis University
781-736-2101