April 29, 2016 – Margaret Levenstein named new head of ICPSR
Margaret Levenstein has been appointed the director of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research at the U-M Institute for Social Research. ICPSR, founded in 1962, is the largest archive of digital social science data in the world, with over 500,000 data files.
The announcement follows a national search by a joint committee composed of ISR faculty and members of the ICPSR Governing Council, who represent the consortium’s 760 members worldwide. Levenstein will be the ICPSR’s first female director.