Diane Bruxvoort joined Library, Special Collections and Museums as University Librarian and Director in the spring of 2014.
She joined from the University of Florida where she was the Senior Associate Dean serving as deputy to the Dean of Libraries with responsibility for collections, acquisitions, cataloguing, public services, digital services, and special collections.
Previously Ms. Bruxvoort worked at the University of Houston Libraries for ten years starting as the Head of Access Services and ending her time there as the Associate Dean for Collections. While at Houston she provided leadership for a major building program, led the transition to electronic access to journals, and affected a major redesign of the library website.
Before moving into academic libraries she spent seventeen years working in public libraries in and around Houston, Texas. Ms. Bruxvoort is President of the Library Leadership, Administration, and Management Division of the American Library Association and is quickly becoming involved with collaborative library groups in Scotland.