Today’s announcement follows a comprehensive decanal review that took into account the feedback of Maxwell faculty and staff, the Maxwell Advisory Board and the Maxwell Faculty Council. Van Slyke’s appointment was approved by the Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee.
Syracuse iSchool to host library open house
The Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) will host an open house for the next generation of library leaders on Thursday, Nov. 11, and Friday, Nov. 12, for anyone interested in studying the field of library and information science.
From 5:15-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, the iSchool will host an overview and information fair, during which prospective students will meet with students, faculty and alumni to learn about experiences and opportunities in the library science field. Among the topics to be covered are:
• online learning options and Web-based Information Science Education Consortium;
• master’s programs in library and information science and school media;
• certificates of advanced study in digital libraries, eScience, cultural heritage preservation;
• career opportunities;
• admissions; and
• financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
Prospective students will be able to interact with faculty on Friday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m.-noon as faculty members share how they turned passions for participatory librarianship, eScience, information organization, innovation and motivation into their professions.
All those interested are welcome to attend one or both of the events. Refreshments will be served.
If you’re traveling from out of town, rooms are available the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center. For details, call (315) 475-3000 or (800) 395-2105.
Parking spaces on campus will be available in Booth Gararge.
For more information or if you require special arrangements, contact Andrea Phelps at email@example.com.