Guided by the strategic intentions for the Library articulated by the Dean of University Libraries, the Board’s purpose is to seek to strengthen the resources and capabilities of the Library in its role as a vital partner in student success and research excellence at the university.
The Library Board engages in three main functions in order to achieve its purpose:
- Financial Support
The Board shall generate ongoing financial support for the Library through annual funding, bequests and gifts for endowment and capital purposes.
- Expanded Constituencies
The Board shall seek to identify and develop relationships for the Library among alumni and friends of the University, the campus community of students, faculty, staff and the community at large.
- Increased Awareness
The Board shall foster greater awareness of the resources, capabilities and needs of the Library among its constituencies, sharing Library publications, news items, event information and the like through personal conversations, social media, special events, etc.