School of Information Sciences

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION

Kelly is New Director of School of Information Sciences

Diane KellyDiane Kelly, an internationally known information sciences scholar, is the new director of the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences (SIS). She begins on August 8.

Kelly comes from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was a professor in the School of Information and Library Science. Her research and teaching interests focus on interactive information search and retrieval, information search behavior, and research methods.

Credit Hour Requirement Reduced to 36 for Master’s in Information Sciences

Credit Hours ReducedThe School of Information Sciences (SIS) at the University of Tennessee has received approval to reduce the credit hour requirement for its Master’s program from 42 to 36 hours.

The change signifies responsiveness by the School to the challenges faced by many students who continue to work full time jobs while attending school to complete their master’s degree.

As part of this change, the SIS faculty carefully reviewed the program’s requirements to ensure that the quality of the degree program would be maintained.

CCI Receives More than $850,000 in Grants to Train Information Science Experts

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's School of Information Sciences in the College of Communication and Information has received two grants which total more than $850,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to train information science experts.

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