Dr. Clara M. Chu, Director and Mortenson Distinguished Professor and an affiliated faculty at The iSchool of Illinois, has been elected President of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).
The mission of ASIS&T is to advance the information sciences and related applications of information technology by providing focus, opportunity, and support to information professionals and organizations. ASIS&T has been in existence for over 80 years and is represented in 50 different countries.
Dr. Chu was a member of the ASIS&T International Relations Committee from 2015-2016, the ASIS&T Arts and Humanities special interest group (SIG) from 1988-1999 and the ASIS&T International Information Issues special interest group (SIG) from 1993-1999.
Dr. Chu was most recently featured on the Recognizing Excellence blog for her Beta Phi Mu award.
Portions of this post have been adapted from the ASIS&T website