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Andrea Forte

Professor of Information and Dean, School of Information Email: [email protected] Phone: 734/647-3576
Office: School of Information/4323 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty News About Andrea Forte

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Get to know Andrea Forte, new dean of the School of Information

In her garden, Andrea Forte has learned to embrace “the joy in slow growth.” In the field of information science, growth is rapid — and Forte is quick to adapt. She says UMSI’s mission is more necessary now than ever.

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Andrea Forte recommended as School of Information dean

Andrea Forte, a Drexel University professor of information whose scholarship focuses on understanding the wide-ranging features of online life, has been recommended to be the next dean of the School of Information. Forte’s appointment to a five-year renewable term that starts Jan. 1 is pending approval by the Board of Regents.

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