OI&LS Community Announcements

Finalists for Dean of University Libraries & Learning Sciences Invited to Campus

UNM Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Chaouki Abdallah has invited five finalists for the dean of the College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences to visit campus February 26 – March 14. The candidates will meet with faculty, staff, students and community members during their visits.

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Our name has changed!

OLIT is now OI&LS - Organization, Information & Learning Sciences

Please contact the program directly for the most current information about courses and procedures.

Tuition Changes

Please note that UNM's Regents have changed the university's policies concerning in-state and out-of-state tuition. Non-residents must now pay out-of-state, regardless of how many credits they take.

Submit Your Portfolio Link!

Promote yourself at the OI&LS website! Learn submission details at the Student Portfolio page. What are you waiting for? Act now.

The OI&LS Website

We always appreciate your feedback about our site. Please send your comments to the appropriate contact in the OI&LS Program. Thank you!

Organization, Information & Learning Sciences Program

1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Zimmerman Library

Phone: 505-277-4131

A Warm Welcome From All of Us at the OI&LS (formerly OLIT) Program

OI&LS Faculty and Staff 2013

What is OI&LS?

The Organization, Information and Learning Sciences program (formerly known as Organizational Learning and Instructional Technology or OLIT) is now part of the College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences. The OI&LS program focuses on adult learning; the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of training; organization development; knowledge management; distance education; e-learning; data management and instructional technology systems. Bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degrees are offered.

For information regarding application procedures, program descriptions, faculty profiles, and other student resources, please browse this website.

Convocation December 2012

Convocation December 2012

Contacting Our Department


Direct any inquiries about the OI&LS Program to Dr. Charlotte Nirmalani (Lani) Gunawardena, Program Director, OI&LS.

Contact Linda Wood, Graduate Program Coordinator, OI&LS, regarding admission requirements and program checkpoints.

Contact Amy Vance , Undergraduate Program Coordinator and Advisor for information on the 2+2 undergraduate program.

Dr. Fran Wilkinson, Administrative Director, OI&LS, serves as the liaison between the OI&LS program and the Dean of the College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences. 

Please locate our contact information, such as our mailing address or faculty phone numbers, on our Contact page.

The "L" stands for "Learning"