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Winchester, MA  Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. Ms. Kurtz looks forward to leading the organization in new directions while building on the solid foundation established by Ms. Kimpton. Recently Kimpton paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during her time at DuraSpace that will point the way toward new and evolving opportunities for the organization and the communities it serves.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-03-02 09:41

Winchester, MA  The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Dr. Amy Brand has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-02-06 16:32

From Michele Kimpton, Chief Executive Officer, DuraSpace, and Paul N. Courant, Chair, DuraSpace Board of Directors, University of Michigan, on behalf of the DuraSpace Board of Directors

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-01-20 11:31

Winchester, MA  The Leadership Groups for DSpace, Fedora and VIVO are now in place for 2015. Each Leadership Group plays a key role in setting the strategic direction and priorities for their project through:
  • Establishment of the community direction
  • Approval of the annual budget allocation
  • Approval of the project roadmap
To see a list of individuals on the Leadership Groups please follow the links below:

Submitted by vhollister on 2015-01-14 10:33

From Tim Donohue, on behalf of the DSpace Committers

Winchester, MA  The DSpace Committers were hoping to release DSpace 5.0 in early December. The November Testathon uncovered a variety of minor bugs which are being resolved so the final release of DSpace 5.0 has been delayed until mid-January (tentatively January 15, 2015). 

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2014-12-22 11:17

Winchester, MA  DuraSpace’s open source projects—DSpace, Fedora, and VIVO—are officially launching the nominations phase of the Leadership Group elections to expand the community's role in setting strategic direction and priorities for each project.

New Project Governance

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2014-10-29 11:46