Appointments, honors and activities

January 30, 2015  

Faculty and staff honors:

- Jamillah R. Gabriel, Black Cultural Center librarian, has been chosen as a recipient of the Institute of Museum and Library Services-Rare Book School Fellowship for Early Career Librarians. Gabriel is one of 20 recipients selected from more than 110 applicants. The fellowship provides tuition to attend a weeklong course at Rare Book School; a year's membership to the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries; registration fees for the RBMS 2015 conference; and a stipend covering the cost of travel and housing at RBS and RBMS. The RBS - an independent, nonprofit institute that supports the study of the history of books, printing and related subjects - offers over 30 courses annually on special collections, rare books, manuscripts, bibliography and printing. Gabriel plans to use skills gained from the RBS course and apply it to her work with cultural heritage collections. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums.


- Krannert School of Management is 48th overall in the Financial Times 2015 ranking of global MBA programs, up from 56th a year ago. Krannert is 23rd among U.S. schools in the ranking and 8th among U.S. public schools. The ranking is based on a survey of alumni and data from the schools. Alumni information includes salaries after three years and salary increases. Data from the schools includes diversity of staff and students by gender and nationality and international reach of the MBA. More information on the ranking is available at  

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