School of Information Sciences News

Tenopir Receives Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair Honor

Carol Tenopir, a Chancellor’s Professor and the College of Communication and Information Board of Visitors Professor in the School of Information Sciences, has been selected as the Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies for the 2016–2017 academic year.

Cortez Appointed Chair of ALA Committee on Education

Ed Cortez, professor and former director of the School of Information Sciences in the College of Communication and Information, has been appointed chair of the American Libraries Association Committee on Education.

UT to Award Honorary Degrees to Social Activist and Actress

UT will award its ninth and tenth honorary degrees to social activist Marian Wright Edelman and actress Dale Dickey. Edelman will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters and speak at the College of Communication and Information commencement. Dickey will receive an Honorary Master of Fine Arts in acting during a campus visit next year.