"Ms. Bonnie Allen will join MTSU’s Walker Library beginning on March 1, 2012. Allen has been serving since 2006 as Dean of Libraries at the University of Montana, Missoula, where she has been playing a lead role in budgeting, strategic planning. assessment, and information technology for libraries. Prior to that, she served as Associate University Librarian at Oregon State University in Corvallis. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and a Master of Library and Information Science degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Allen earned an M.B.A. at Portland State University. Allen currently serves on the OCLC Global Council and on the editorial board of Collection Management for Haworth Press."