Corporate Engagement

GSLIS’s number one ranking as the nation’s premier library and information science school is defined by renowned faculty, dedicated staff, stellar students, critical research, innovative programs, distinguished alumni, and strategic corporate partnerships. We are at the forefront of the profession, examining real-world issues from diverse disciplinary backgrounds, training men and women to critically analyze, preserve, and create information, and building an interdisciplinary, collaborative team approach to academic inquiry and information exchange.

Our graduates understand that the fluency of current technologies so critical to all information professionals, from librarians, archivists, and museum curators, to information architects, Web developers, and data managers.

Corporate engagement provides unique opportunities for students' professional development, transforms research and teaching, and links industry with academia to shape the future of information in the workplace and beyond.

With more than 85 faculty (core, affiliated, adjunct, and emeritus) and 55 staff members, GSLIS offers a wealth of expertise. If you are seeking specific areas of interest or experts in a particular field, the GSLIS Advancement team is uniquely skilled at linking visitors with faculty or staff who can address a wide range of academic and professional topics.

Advancement Team

Diana Stroud, Assistant Dean for Advancement and Alumni Relations
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
501 East Daniel Street, Room 121
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 244-9577
dstroud [at] illinois [dot] edu

Sharon Johnson, Associate Director of Advancement
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
501 East Daniel Street, Room 108
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 244-6473
sdjohnso [at] illinois [dot] edu