GSLIS 50th Anniversary Gala

8 Nov 2013

Harrington School-Wide/ Library & Information Studies

Since its inception in 1962, the URI Graduate School of Library and Information Studies has produced more than 3,000 alumni who support the information and leisure needs of people in their community and provide professional service to many facets of the knowledge economy.

DATE: Friday, November 850 Years

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick

Dr. Donald DeHayes, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Dr. Winifred Brownell, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, invite you to join fellow alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students to our 50th anniversary gala, featuring:

  • Reception and dinner
  • Beta Phi Mu induction ceremony
  • Awards presentation
  • Special guest speaker:
    Dr. David Weinberger

    Senior Researcher at the Berkman Center and
    Co-Director, Harvard Library Innovation Lab, Harvard University

For more information, please contact Stefanie Metko at 401.874.2878or

Proceeds from the gala will benefit the GSLIS Scholarship Fund.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation, please call401.874.2878 at least three business days in advance. For TTY assistance, please call the R.I. Relay Service at 711.