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BCRI’s Pijeaux confirmed to National Museum and Library Services Board

Dr. Lawrence Pijeaux, photo courtesy BCRI Dr. Lawrence Pijeaux, photo courtesy BCRI

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBRC) – The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute's President and CEO can now add another position to his prestigious list of titles.

The Senate confirmed Dr. Lawrence J. Pijeaux and four other individuals to serve on the National Museum and Library Services Board.

The National Museum and Library Services Board advises the Institute of Museum and Library on general practices and selections for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

 "Our nation's museums and public libraries are vital community resources that are more relevant than ever in this time of profound learning change. The new members'experience and know-how will be invaluable to IMLS in its mission to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas," says IMLS Acting Director Marsha L. Semmel.

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