A new Chair has been selected to lead the governing Board of the National Library of Scotland.
Sir Kenneth Calman, who has held many leading posts in education and medicine, has been appointed by Scotland's Culture Secretary, Fiona Hyslop. He takes up his appointment on 1 October.
Sir Kenneth served as Chief Medical Officer in both Scotland and England in the 1990s. He is a former Chair of the National Trust for Scotland and is currently Chancellor of the University of Glasgow.
He succeeds James Boyle, a former Controller of BBC Radio 4, who is stepping down as Chair of the Board after successfully leading the organisation for four years.
See also our Library Chair press release.
27 July 2016