GSIST Program Presentation 2015

Welcome to the Graduate School of Information Science and Technologies, of the University of Puerto Rico’s (GSIST-UPR) Program Presentation 2015 website submitted to the Committee on Accreditation (COA) Panel of the American Library Association (ALA). The pages within present the documentation required by the Standards for Accreditation of 2008, as well as appendices, supporting evidence, and lists of links from within each standard. To access each standard and its documentation, kindly click on the links below.

Chapters

I. Introduction
II. The School’s External Environment
III. The Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies: An Overview
IV.  The GSIST-UPR Compliance with Each Section of the Standards
     Standard I: Mission, Goals and Objectives
     Standard II: Curriculum
     Standard III: Faculty
     Standard IV: Students
     Standard V: Administration and Financial Support
     Standard VI: Physical Resources and Facilities
V. Overview, Conclusions, and Future Actions
VI. References and Links to Documents

Appendices

Appendix 1: University of Puerto Rico Bylaws
Appendix 2: Ten for the Decade 2006-2016: An Agenda for Planning
Appendix 3: University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus Organizational Chart
Appendix 4: University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus: Mission and Vision 2016
Appendix 5: University Vision 2016: The Strategic Plan
Appendix 6: University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, Academic Senate, Certification No. 72 (1991-1992) – Academic Policy for Graduate Studies at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
Appendix 7: University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, Academic Senate, Certification No. 38 (2012-2013) – Revision to the Academic Policy for Graduate Studies at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
Appendix 8: University of Puerto Rico, Board of Trustees, Certification No. 33 (2014-2015) – Action Plan to Increase the Access, Retention, and Graduation Rate of the University of Puerto Rico
Appendix 9: GSIST’S Timeline
Appendix 10: GSIST Bylaws
Appendix 11: GSIST Organizational Diagram 2015
Appendix 12: GSIST Information Bulletin
Appendix 13: Brochure – Masters of Information Sciences (Opúsculo – Maestría en Ciencias de la Información) – English Version
Appendix 14: Brochure – Masters of Information Sciences (Opúsculo – Maestría en Ciencias de la Información) – Spanish Version
Appendix 15: GSIST Vision, Mission, Goals, and Objectives
Appendix 16: GSIST Committees 2008-2015
Appendix 17: GSIST Advisory Board 2014-2016
Appendix 18: GSIST Strategic Plan 2008-2011
Appendix 19: GSIST Strategic Plan 2012-2016
Appendix 20: Memorandum of Understanding Between the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus

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