According to a recent press release from the University of Texas' Office of the Provost, the new director of the Ransom Center has been chosen.
Stephen Enniss, the head libraran of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., will be joining the Ransom Center in the fall to serve as the successor to Director Thomas Staley.
Dr. Enniss received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Davidson College in 1982, a master’s degree in librarianship from Emory in 1983 and a doctorate in English from the University of Georgia in 1996.
"The Ransom Center is among the finest research libraries in the country with unparalleled holdings and a storied past,” Enniss said in the press release. "I am honored to join my new colleagues there in helping to extend further its important and ongoing cultural work.”
Enniss will begin at the Ransom Center on Aug. 1, and take over full responsibility upon director Staley's retirement on Aug. 31.