An Alaska Department of Education and Early Development press release reports:
Education Commissioner Roger Sampson has named Kay Shelton Director of the Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums. The appointment also gives Shelton the title of Alaska State Librarian.
Kay Shelton is the first permanent director of the Alaska State Library since the departure of Karen Crane in December 2002. Kay had been in acting director status since February 2005.
The staff of the entire division cheered Kay's appointment when it was announced this morning and look forward to her continued leadership.