New Appointment: Rhea Ballard-Thrower

Rhea Ballard-Thrower

Rhea Ballard-Thrower, J.D., was appointed director of University Libraries, replacing Interim Director of University Libraries Carrie M. Hackney and Interim Director of  the Moorland-Springarn Center Clifford L. Muse Jr., Ph.D. In her new role, Ballard-Thrower will oversee all aspects of the University Libraries system. Additionally, she  will direct and coordinate research, instructional services and other educational activities for the University Libraries and the Moorland-Springarn Research Center.

Prior to this appointment, Ballard-Thrower served as director of the Howard University School of Law Library, and as associate professor on the faculty of the School of Law. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Cincinnati, Juris Doctor at the University of Kentucky and Master of Information and Library Sciences (MILS) at the University of Michigan.

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