The Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE) project is pleased to announce the hiring of Heather Beery as the new OLE Project Manager. Heather replaces Patty Mescher, who is retiring after 8 years with Kuali and 2 years as OLE's Project Manager.
Beery has worked in the Communications office at Indiana University for 5 years as an Information Architect and Assistant Director of the Interactive Design team. Most recently, Heather was the Project Manager for the Kuali User Experience Initiative.
"We are excited to have Heather on board!," stated OLE Functional Council Chair, Carlen Ruschoff. "She brings a successful background in leadership and team management, as well as a strong background in Rice middleware and user interface development. Her experience working with diverse groups will serve the OLE project well."
Bruce Taggart, OLE Board Chair, sees a bright future with Beery, "The OLE Board is pleased to have Heather join the OLE team to lead us through releases 2.0, 3.0, and beyond. We are looking forward to working with her."