EE & Kate at Convocation

Alumni Engagement

As an iSchool graduate, you have reason to celebrate. Not only are you prepared for an exciting and fulfilling future, you have lifelong connections to a dynamic community. Through these connections, you'll have opportunities to maintain relationships with faculty and classmates, broaden your professional network, mentor current students, and remain engaged with the iSchool long after graduation day.

Keep in touch

We always are interested in learning about your career and life accomplishments. Please take the time to update your contact information and/or share a Class Note with news of your recent publications, awards, marriages, retirements, moves, promotions, and birth announcements by using our Alumni Update Form.

  • Quinn, Chris (Class of 1993) 2 days 4 hours ago

    Chris Quinn (MS '93) passed away on September 18, 2019. He was most recently serving as the interim head of the Ricker Architecture and Art Library at the University of Illinois.

  • Hartman , Rochelle (Class of 1998) 2 days 4 hours ago

    Rochelle Hartman (MS '98) has been appointed the new director of the Lincoln Library in Springfield, Illinois.

  • Ransberger, Rebecca (Class of 2015) 2 days 4 hours ago

    Rebecca Ransberger (MS '15) started a new position at Toledo Lucas County Public Library as the Studio Lab supervisor and assistant manager of computers and media. She formerly held the positions of assistant manager at the Sylvania and King Road Branches.

  • Charles, Heidi (Class of 2019) 12 days 4 hours ago

    Heidi Charles (MS '19) started her new job as an archivist librarian at Nobel and Greenough School in Dedham, Massachusetts, in August.

  • Maiuorana , Zachary (Class of 2019) 12 days 4 hours ago

    Zachary Maiuorana (MS '19) was selected for the Librarians-in-Residence program at the Library of Congress. The program gives early-career librarians the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience in at least one track of the following: Acquisitions and Collection Development, Cataloging and Metadata, Collection Preservation, Reference and Instruction, and Systems and Standards.

  • LaFollette, Donna (Class of 2009) 12 days 4 hours ago

    Donna LaFollette (MS '09) was promoted to chief operating officer at SCELC, a library consortium located in Los Angeles.

Stay connected with News & Notes

News & Notes is the monthly e-newsletter for iSchool graduates. It's a great way to keep up with the activities of your former classmates, learn about School news, and browse upcoming events, many of which are available to alumni at a distance.

Read our alumni magazine, Intersections

  • Summer 2018
  • Winter 2017

Show your iSchool pride!

The Illini Union Bookstore has an online store for official iSchool merchandise. Items for sale include iSchool polo shirts in orange and navy, a blue t-shirt and crew-neck sweatshirt, a tumbler, and a coffee mug. Shipping is available.

We're here to help

Have an idea to share, a question to ask, or news to report? Our Office of Advancement is here to serve the needs of our iSchool alumni.

Jill Gengler, Director of Alumni Affairs
Jill Gengler, Director of Alumni Affairs