Wednesday, January 15, 2020
ALA Appoints Tracie D. Hall as Executive Director
On January 15, the American Library Association issued the following statement announcing its new executive director, Tracie D. Hall:
“The American Library Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracie D. Hall as its executive director, effective February 24, 2020. Following a nationwide search, Hall was selected to succeed Mary W. Ghikas, who has worked for ALA since 1995 and served as executive director since January 2018. Hall is the first female African-American executive director in ALA’s history.