I am very pleased to announce the three finalists for the position of Dean of the School of Information Studies.
-Allison Druin is Professor with appointments in the College of Information Studies, the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, the Department of Computer Science, and the Departments of Curriculum & Instruction, and Human Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
-Caroline Haythornthwaite is Director and Professor of the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, at the iSchool at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
-Diane Sonnenwald is Head of Subject & Professor of Information & Library Studies, School of Information & Library Studies, at University College Dublin, in Dublin, Ireland.
The candidates will visit campus next week. Their CVs and campus interview schedules are now on line at: http://www4.uwm.edu/secu/news_events/sois-dean/sois-dean-search.cfm. Their campus interview dates and open forum sessions are listed below.
-Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite: November 26 and 27, 2012
Open Forum: Monday, November 26, 2:30 p.m., Union Wisconsin Room
-Dr. Allison Druin: November 27 and 28, 2012
Open Forum: Tuesday, November 27, 2:30 p.m, Union Wisconsin Room
-Dr. Diane Sonnenwald: November 29 and 30, 2012
Open Forum: Thursday, November 29, 2:30 p.m., Union Wisconsin Room
I would like to thank the Search Committee for its service to the University and for producing a very strong pool of candidates.
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee