Fay Rosenfeld Named VP of Public Programs at the NYPL

By Maryann Yin 

nypl logoFay Rosenfeld will join the New York Public Library (NYPL) as the vice president of public programs. Just prior to her hiring, she served as the COO of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

According to the press release, Rosenfeld will work “to develop and implement a comprehensive program designed to enlighten and engage the public in the work and mission of The New York Public Library. This will include reviewing and strengthening current NYPL programming, collaborating with curators, exhibitions staff, and staff from the Library’s branches to develop new programs to engage a variety of new audiences, identifying fundraising and partnership opportunities for programming, and developing plans to push NYPL content and programs beyond the physical building via technology, among other responsibilities.”

Rosenfeld will report to Carrie Welch, the chief external relations officer. Her start date has been set for Jan. 11, 2016. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Blanc / NYPL)