IUPUI has announced Kristi Palmer as the founding Herbert Simon Family Dean of University Library. She has served as interim dean since April 2018. Palmer began her career at IUPUI in 2003 as an assistant librarian and has steadily risen to her current rank and position. Established as a result of a generous gift from the Herbert Simon Family Foundation, the Herbert Simon Family Dean of University Library is an endowed position that will enable library leadership to further improve lives through new programs that will serve the campus and the community.