Applications sought for Chair of NLS Board

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A new Chair is being sought to guide the National Library of Scotland through the next stage of its development.

From October 2012, the new appointee will lead a Board of Trustees responsible for the overall vision and strategy at NLS and for ensuring public accountability.

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Professor Michael Anderson, the current Chair, is retiring after 12 years. During his tenure he has played a key role in the developing the Library, one of Scotland's premier cultural organisations.

The functions and governance of NLS are being modernised through a Bill which the Scottish Parliament has just approved. This will support NLS in widening access to its world-class collections.

Sunday 10 June is the closing date for applications, and interviews will be held in Edinburgh on 12 July. Read more about this appointment.

18 May 2012

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