Secretary, DuraSpace Board of Directors
Tyler Walters currently serves as dean of University Libraries at Virginia Tech. Prior to moving to Virgina Tech., Tyler was the associate dean at the Library and Information Center at Georgia Tech. Walters began his career in 1987 as an assistant in the photographic archives unit of the North Carolina Division of Archives and History. From 1988 to 1992, he served as the assistant university archivist at the Northwestern University Library. In 1992, he went to the Iowa State University Library as assistant professor in the special collections department. He was promoted to associate professor and served as head of the special collections department from 1996 to 1998. In 1998, he was appointed director of the William R. Haselton Library and Knowledge Center at the Institute of Paper Science and Technology, now a unit of Georgia Tech. In 2002, he began as the associate director of digital and technical services at Georgia Tech, later as associate director for technology and resource services, and most recently as associate dean.