The University of Tennessee Knoxville

School of Information Sciences


United States of America

North America

Member Since 



The School of Information Sciences (SIS) is a leading iSchool with a mission to create value through meaningful engagement; advance original ideas through inquiry, discovery, scholarship, and creative activity; and lead by preparing the next generation of leaders and professionals who are ethical, innovative, and reflective. SIS has world-class faculty, excellent staff, engaged students and alumni, and top-ranked in-person and accessible online (synchronous) undergraduate and graduate programs. Our students receive individualized attention from faculty and staff, and they have opportunities to enroll in a wide range of majors and concentrations ranging from academic, school, and public Librarianship to data science, data curation, data management, and human-computer interaction (HCI)/user experience design (UXD) while enjoying attractive out-of-state tuition rates. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ranked 46th among public universities in the world by U.S. News & World Report, is Tennessee’s flagship university whose alumni have been lighting the way for over 225 years.

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Head of School

Information Science

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