The University of Delaware Library Associates, the “friends group” of the University of Delaware Library, held the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, and elected the following officers for calendar year 2011:
The University of Delaware Library Associates work to expand and enrich the research collections of the University of Delaware Library through gifts from individual members, funds raised by sponsored programs and by donations of significant books.Contributions of the University of Delaware Library Associates assist the University of Delaware Library financially with the acquisition of rare library materials for Special Collections, support a lecture program in the Morris Library featuring the research of a University of Delaware faculty member, sponsor an exhibition program with a reception and offer an annual dinner that includes a presentation by an author of national acclaim. Members of the Library Associates also receive a semi-annual Newsletter of the University of Delaware Library Associates.
The University of Delaware Library Associates welcomes new members. Contributions begin at $35 per year and include a special rate of $5.00 per year for students. The membership brochure of the Library Associates is available via the Library web at [www2.lib.udel.edu/udla/]. To request a printed membership brochure, interested persons can send an e-mail message to UDLA@udel.edu or contact Library Administration at 302-831-2231.
At the November 9th meeting, the President Wilson J.C. Braun, Jr. presented a gift check of $30,000 on behalf of the University of Delaware Library Associates to Deputy Provost Havidan Rodriguez and to Susan Brynteson. The contribution will be used in its entirety to assist with the purchase of acquisitions of materials for Special Collections in the University of Delaware Library.
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