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Tennessee’s Professor Cortez Appointed Chair of ALA Committee on Education


USA. – “Ed Cortez, professor and former director of the School of Information Sciences (SIS) in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Tennessee, has been appointed chair of the American Libraries Association (ALA) Committee on Education.
Cortez will take office in June 2016 after the ALA annual conference.
Before coming to UT, Cortez served as a professor and administrator at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
During his eleven years at UT, Cortez has been instrumental in developing collaborative international education opportunities for SIS, including partnerships with universities in Spain, Africa, and the Caribbean. He has served on more than a dozen accreditation review panels, three of which he chaired.”
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