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Merger Timeline
Preliminary Discussions 2012

Faculty Vote
August 2012

Trustees Vote
October 2012

Effective Date for Merger
July 2013

Formal Launch of New School
Fall 2013
New Acronyms for SLIS: emails, listservs, URLs

Merger Official: New School Begins

On 10/12/12, the Indiana University Board of Trustees approved the merger of the university's School of Informatics and School of Library and Information Science into a single school to be called the IU School of Informatics and Computing. The effective date is July 1, 2013.

This web page is a collection of announcements related to the merger preparations.

We are excited about the future. Our new partnership – our new school – will lead to innovation in the profession of information and library science. Watch for more details about our new school’s Launch Celebration on September 27, 2013.


Last modified: 07/23/2013