Clayton and Rochat to Retire Diane Clayton and Julie Rochat will officially retire as co-directors of Bush Memorial Library at the end of 2012. During their 15 years of library leadership, Rochat and Clayton have improved Bush library as a campus resource for high quality student research. Among their many accomplishments they: Established a welcoming environment for all in Bush Library with professional and friendly staff. Negotiated the ongoing transition from print to electronic library materials. Expanded the instructional mission of librarians to include many more courses and programs. Revitalized the library after the devastating fire of 2000. Established a campus reputation for teamwork and collaboration. Developed and maintained a close relationship with student groups. Example outcomes are the HUSC DVD and popular reading collections. Raised the visibility of Bush Library and student research through activities such as an invigorated website and student poster grants. Created the Friends of the Library Endowed Fund. Established the Bush Library Diversity Research Award, and consistently provided support for student research on topics of diversity. Contributed to the Hamline community through work on strategic initiatives, curricular, and search committees. Shepherded the library budget effectively. Extended library services to many more faculty and students in new schools and programs. Although she is retiring as co-director of Bush Library, Clayton will continue to serve as resident director of the Hamline in York study abroad program in the spring of 2013. Hamline will hire a new library director to begin duties in January 2013.