Council on Postsecondary Education names Kentucky Virtual Library Director
Release date: December 19, 2002
Contact: Sue Patrick
Phone: (502) 573-1555
(Frankfort, Ky) The Council on Postsecondary Education has announced the selection of Enid Wohlstein as director of the Kentucky Virtual Library. She replaces Ling-yuh (Miko) Pattie, the library’s first director and one of its founders, who assumed new duties as the chief information officer for the Kentucky Virtual University.
“We are delighted to welcome Enid to the position. She brings a wealth of library experience, collaborative abilities and strong information technology skills that will be extremely beneficial as the director of our statewide library consortium,” stated Daniel Rabuzzi, chief executive officer of the KYVU and vice president of economic initiatives for the council.
Wohlstein, of Lexington, previously served as product manager for Digital Freight, Inc., and as the information technology manager for the James N. Gray Company, Inc.
Among her new responsibilities at the virtual library, Wohlstein will provide visionary leadership for the virtual library and libraries throughout the state, manage the day-to-day operations and vendor contracts, and coordinate over 10 workgroups, in addition to other duties.
Wohlstein earned a master’s of science degree in library science from the University of Kentucky in 1994 and a bachelor’s degree in English literature from University of Kentucky in 1993.
The Kentucky Virtual Library is a customer-oriented statewide library consortium serving the Kentucky Virtual University, the public and private postsecondary education institutions, the public library system and K-12 schools.
The Kentucky Virtual Library is a part of the Kentucky Virtual University, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education. The council coordinates change and improvement in Kentucky's public colleges and universities.