The Tribble International Society of Interdisciplinary Scholars
The Tribble International Society of Interdisciplinary Scholars (TISIS) is organized to meet the ongoing and changing needs of graduates of the McKnight Doctoral and Junior Faculty Fellows Programs. The McKnight Doctoral Program has supported Ph.D.’s who are outstanding scholars and practitioners in their fields. Expertise includes areas such as mathematics, computer science, chemistry, psychology, criminal justice, finance, business administration, physics, engineering, sociology, genetics, marketing, nursing, and advertising to name a few.
The mission of TISIS is to encourage professional development of members of the organization. TISIS endeavors to help develop and enhance the lives of alumni by establishing a mutually beneficial relationship with the FEF. To this end, the organization shall:
(1) establish a formal communication network among alumni;
(2) establish a system which supports the interests of McKnight Fellows (including McKnight Doctoral Fellow Graduates and Junior Faculty Fellows); and
(3) assist alumni and the FEF with resource identification and proposal development for securing funds for the alumni.