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Thursday Oct. 12
75th Anniversary Celebration
5 to 8 p.m.
Austin Public Library | 710 W. César Chávez St.

Dean Eric T. Meyer invites you to celebrate 75 years of information excellence with the Texas iSchool. Join us for an evening of celebration, reuniting with old and new friends and pondering the next 75 years of information excellence. We can’t wait to see you!

  • 5:00 - 6:00 pm - Reception and Showcase
  • 6:00 - 8:00 pm - Main Event

Program Speakers

During our evening we will reminisce and reflect on great memories, reconnect with friends and meet new ones, and hear from a few of our leaders on the future of information science:

  • Eric T. Meyer – Dean, Mary R. Boyvey Chair, and Louis T. Yule Regents Professor
  • R. David Lankes – Virginia & Charles Bowden Professor of Librarianship
  • Angela D. R. Smith – Assistant Professor, School of Information – Design for Social Impact
  • Gloria Meraz – Executive Director and Librarian - Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Stephen Straus – Co-Founder and Managing Director of KungFu.AI

Along with great company, we will also share a meal and wonderful music!


Seating is limited so attendance at our 75th anniversary celebration is by invite only. Once the invitation is received, RSVP is required and attendance will be confirmed. If you have questions, please email

Support Future Information Professionals

Our celebration is also a fundraising opportunity with a focus on supporting the next generations of information science students. Visit Hornraiser to give a gift that will impact future iSchoolers who will change the world!

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