James Capeci has been announced as the permanent director of Spiva Library.

Capeci, a member of the library faculty since 2002, has served as interim director since July 2015.His new position will be effective starting Jan. 1.

In addition, Academic Affairs has announced that Amber Car will begin serving as the library’s assistant director starting July 1, 2018. A Missouri Southern Alum, Carr has served in a variety of roles within the library since 2002. She became a member of the library faculty in 2004.