Appointments: Director of Library Development and Undergraduate Librarian

The Library welcomes two new colleagues:

Peggy Myers became Director of Library Development July 1. She will lead the Library’s development programs and will establish the strategic direction and implementation of activities to support Library fundraising.

Myers served since 2001 as the Library’s Associate Director of Development, responsible for major gifts, planned gifts, and special projects. She was previously Director of Development and Membership for the North Carolina Museum of Art and has held various fundraising and development positions at UNC.

Myers holds a B.A. in political science from UNC. She is a member of Development Officers of Research and Academic Libraries and serves on the board and as a volunteer for several community organizations.

Contact Myers at or (919) 843-5651.

Pam Sessoms began July 1 as Undergraduate Librarian in the R.B. House Undergraduate Library. She will provide leadership and vision in developing and sustaining traditional and innovative services that support learning, teaching, and information needs focused on undergraduate students.

Sessoms has served since August as Interim Head of the Undergraduate Library. She joined the Reference Department at UNC’s Davis Library in 1994, specializing in electronic services. She has also co-taught classes on information resources and services at UNC’s School of Information and Library Science.

Sessoms holds a B.A. in anthropology and in radio, television, and motion pictures, and an M.L.S., both from UNC. She was named a 2009 “Mover and Shaker” by Library Journal for her co-development of LibraryH3lp (pronounced “Library Help”), a virtual reference tool.

Contact Sessoms at or (919) 962-1355.