Mission and Vision
The School of Information is concerned with interdisciplinary approaches to better understand the complexities, innovations, and challenges of a global and technologically complex information society. We are interested in impacting how people interact with information and technology, and the knowledge, tools, and processes that empower people in a variety of contexts at micro and macro levels.
The core values of the School of Information are:
- Advocacy and promotion of intellectual freedom, literacy, and information access;
- High-quality, accessible educational programs that prepare leadersin the discipline;
- Bridging the gap between research and practice by generatingnew knowledge, processes, and tools geared toward understanding and improving the role of information in people’s lives;
- Meaningful collaborations with community partners.