Learn About the Impact of Giving to the Libraries

Phase I of Mullins Renewal is complete. Thank you to our generous donors to the project!

Marion and Charles Stevens

Marion and Charles Stevens Join University Libraries Dean's Advisory Council

Marion and Charles Stevens, a couple with longstanding ties to the U of A, have joined the Dean's Advisory Council for the University Libraries, effective March 2024.

Christy Reis, Riley Malone, Max Malone, Carlie Malone, Amy Malone and Michael Malone

Malone Family Endowed Award Benefits Libraries and Students

A gift from Amy and Michael Malone, the Malone Family Endowed Award is the first of its kind to be established through the University Libraries and will support diverse undergraduate students with financial need.

The University Libraries are making history thanks to a $5.1 million gift.

Libraries' $5.1 Million Gifts to Result in Endowments and Named Spaces

Two anonymous gifts totaling more than $5 million will make history and create new opportunities for students and faculty in the University Libraries.

Kim and Chris Fowler

Fowler's Nook Coming to Mullins Library

U of A students, faculty and staff will have a new spot to gather in Mullins Library, thanks to a $500,000 gift from Kim and Chris Fowler of Key West, Florida. Their contribution will help fund the renovations currently underway in the facility and create a café called Fowler’s Nook.

Ed and Dorothy Stevenson

Mullins Library Study Area to Be Named for Dorothy Ann and Ed Stevenson

University of Arkansas alumna Dorothy Ann Stevenson of Mena has made a pledge to support the renewal of of the David W. Mullins Library, the main branch of the University Libraries.

Tracy Henderson

Three New Endowments Created Thanks to Henderson's $300,000 Gift

University of Arkansas alumna Tracy Henderson of Austin, Texas, says giving back is a great way to leave a legacy. Her planned gift commitment of $300,000 will create three new endowments at the university.

1919 Razorback Yearbook cover

Libraries Digitize All University of Arkansas Yearbooks

More than 100 years of Razorback history have now been digitized. Thanks to project donors and the University of Arkansas Libraries, all yearbooks from 1897 through 2018 are now available worldwide online, free of charge.

Bill Keenan

Journalism Endowments Created in Memory of Walter J. Lemke

University of Arkansas alumnus Bill Keenan established the Walter J. Lemke Freshman Endowed Journalism Scholarship in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and the Walter J. Lemke Journalism Collections Endowment in the University Libraries.

Ellen Compton

Friends Establish Fund in Memory of Ellen Compton

Tom and Jill King of Fayetteville have established the Ellen Compton Memorial Fund supporting Special Collections in the University Libraries.

Financial gifts may be made via cash, check, or credit card, as well as through estate designation, appreciated securities, or other planned giving instruments. Faculty and staff may also utilize payroll deduction.

Hannah Lee

Contact Hannah Lee, associate director of development, to find out more about how you can make a tremendous difference in the lives of students through charitable giving to the University Libraries.