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Blue Ribbon Panel Brings Distinguished Professionals to Campus

January 12, 2012

Photo Caption: Guests at the GSLIS Blue Ribbon Panel included GSLIS Professor Peter Hernon, GSLIS Dean Michele Cloonan, Provost Charlena Seymour, and Simmons Trustee Winston Tabb.

In January Simmons brought in a group of 17 professionals to meet with faculty and staff of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. This Blue Ribbon Panel of esteemed professionals in the higher education and LIS fields included academics from Harvard University, MIT, Brown University and Syracuse University, as well as professionals representing a variety of fields including social media and architecture.

Provost Charlena Seymour also took part in the program, which is related to Simmons's Strategy 2015 goal of creating opportunities to enhance the national reach and visibility of our graduate programs.