Funding Priorities: Spirit of Notre Dame


The Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame
Resources, programs, and services in support of excellence in education and research.

Collections and Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30,000,000
Spirit of Notre Dame seeks to build library collections and related services that will be commensurate with the level of excellence exhibited by, and demanded of, our academic curricula. Collection endowments, beginning at $100,000, can be directed toward collection development in the humanities, engineering and the sciences, the social sciences, arts and architecture, or business.

Renovation of the Hesburgh Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20,000,000
Constructed more than 40 years ago to house a collection one quarter of its current size, the Hesburgh Library must be updated in order to meet the information and technology needs of a fully modern, major research university. Spirit of Notre Dame seeks naming grants at a variety of giving levels to support the renovation of the Main Library. A list of naming opportunities is available through the Office of Library Advancement.

Endowed Librarians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,000,000
The Hesburgh Libraries benefit immeasurably from the distinguished leadership of endowed librarians. Named librarian positions may be endowed with a gift of $1 million in any of the following collection and service areas: Catholic Americana, Irish studies, Latin American studies, theology and philosophy, biological sciences, engineering, business, information literacy, and special collections.

Librarian-in-Residence Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,000,000
Spirit of Notre Dame seeks permanent funding to support the Librarian-in-Residence program, which brings ethnically diverse librarians to share their considerable talents with the Notre Dame community. The program can be endowed with a naming grant of $1 million.

Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $53,000,000

 

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University Libraries of Notre Dame
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
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