Ana Fontoura Named Dean of Gill Library
Dr. Stephen J. Sweeny, President of The College of New Rochelle, has recently announced the appointment of Ana Fontoura as Dean of Mother Irene Gill Memorial Library.
Fontoura began her career at the College in 1987 as a periodicals assistant. At the time of her appointment as Dean, she was serving as an Assistant Professor/Electronic Resources Librarian. Her professional background includes over 21 years of combined library experience in Technical Services, Periodicals, Reference, Teaching, Staff Training, and Electronic Resources in academic and school libraries. An active member of the College Community, Fontoura's interests include trends in library innovation, management of electronic resources and technology, children's literature, and promoting lifelong learning.
Fontoura earned her B.S. in Psychology and M.S. in Gerontology from The College of New Rochelle and her M.L.S. in Library Science from Queens College of the City University of New York. She is currently pursuing a certificate in Leadership and Management from the New York Library Association.