At the recent conclusion of iConference 2020 the iSchools board of directors approved the applications of six institutions spanning the organization's Asia-Pacific, North American and European regions. With these additions, the iSchools organization now numbers 115 institutions dedicated to advancing the information field worldwide.
Joining at the prestigious iCaucus membership level is the Rochester Institute of Technology School of Information. Located in Rochester, NY, USA, the school is headed by Department Chair Stephen J. Zilora. It has 100 students in its doctoral program, as well as 200 master’s students and 450 bachelor’s students.
Two schools join at the Basic membership level. The George Mason University Department of Information Sciences & Technology is located in Fairfax, VA, USA, and is headed by Prof. Andre Manitius. The Nankai University Department of Information Resources Management, Business School is in Tianjin, China, and headed by Vice Dean Yuelin Li.
Three schools were admitted as Associates. This category is for schools that are new or may not yet meet the requirements for other levels. The Louisiana State University School of Library & Information Science is in Baton Rouge, LA, USA, and headed by Dr. Carol Barry. Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Business School is headed by Prof. Robert Wilson and located in Sheffield, UK. The Soochow University Department of Archives and e-Government is headed by Dr. Bi Jianxin and located in SuZhou (Soochow), China.
Visit the iSchools membership section for more on these and other schools in our worldwide membership, as well as instructions on how to apply.