Maryanne Pfannerstill, most recently administrative assistant in the public relations and information office at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed director of the new Eck Notre Dame Visitors’ Center, according to Dennis Moore, director of public relations and information.p. In her new role, Pfannerstill will coordinate all aspects of the University’s campus tour and visitor program, which includes a staff of 20 part-time student guides and three full-time guides in the summer. Notre Dame provides free tours to tens of thousands of visitors annually, making the scenic campus one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Midwest.p. The tour and visitor information office will move next winter to expanded quarters in the new Eck Center now under construction on Notre Dame Avenue.p. A member of the public relations staff since 1990, Pfannerstill has coordinated office operations and served as editor of “This Week,” the University’s calendar of events. She will continue to serve as the public relations Departmental Computer Consultant, a role that includes maintenance of the office’s World Wide Web site http://www.nd.edu/~prinfo p.