24 Sep 2015

URI appoints international scholar as new dean of University Libraries

Media Contact: Jhodi Redlich, 401-874-4500   KINGSTON, R.I. — June 29, 2015 — An International pioneer in library/information science and digital library development, Karim B. Boughida of Washington, D.C., has been appointed dean of University Libraries at The University of Rhode Island. Donald H. DeHayes, URI provost and vice president for Academic Affairs made the […]

19 Mar 2015

URI library school awards scholarships, names Library of the Year, Alumnus of the Year

Media Contact: Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892 KINGSTON, R.I. – March 16, 2015 — The Cranston Public Library and the Providence Community Library were named Libraries of the Year by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at its 2015 Annual Gathering on March 6. The event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in […]

12 Jun 2014

Connecticut Residents Eligible for Regional Tuition

ATTENTION CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS!   GSLIS   We are thrilled to report that Connecticut students are now eligible for Regional rate tuition when they enroll in the GSLIS program! GSLIS   The deadline has now been extended to JUNE 30, 2014!   GSLIS To learn more, contact Professor Valerie Karno in the Graduate School of Library […]

28 Jan 2014

New Scholarship Awards for GSLIS

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies is delighted to acknowledge the support of the The H.W. Wilson Foundation, which has announced its scholarship program for 2014 with a total $140,000 in grants, divided equally among 14 ALA accredited programs. The University of Rhode Island received $10,000 to benefit GSLIS student scholarships. The Board of […]

10 Jan 2014

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