KU librarian has interview in Utah

Rick Clement, the KU librarian who is a finalist to be dean of libraries at Utah State University, had his on-campus visit and interview Tuesday._”I come from a different kind of background,” Clement said at the open forum. “I come out of the world of rare manuscripts and archives. It’s unusual for someone from my branch of librarianship to become a dean.”__Clement said his varied background dealing with all aspect of libraries makes him a solid candidate for the job.__”Most people going up the ladder in a library will specialize in some area,” he said. “I have experience all around.”_