University Libraries

University Libraries

“The University Libraries supports every student's college experience, no matter the major or area of study. A strong library system is essential to teaching, student development, and the intellectual life of the community.”

- Janet Hyneman (B.A. ’71), Committee Member

The University Libraries is the vibrant and diverse intellectual center of campus and provides access to information that supports and fosters creativity, study, teaching, and research.

Total Goal: $26,360,000

Campaign Committee

Rachel Krest, Development Lead

Bob Alexander

Ann Henry

Janet Hyneman

Tommy May

Clarice Miller

Jane Shipley

Karen Weems

Campaign Strategic Objectives

Student Access

Student Success

  • Innovate services and delivery to provide the materials and resources students need
  • Support teaching and research in each field of study and promote lifelong learning practices


  • Create stable funding for rare books and manuscripts and world class collections that set the University of Arkansas apart
  • Fund distinguished lecture series, art exhibits, visiting fellows, and research stipends

Transformational Gifts

  • Renovate Mullins Library to increase collaborative study spaces, seating, and update electrical and HVAC systems
  • Build a world class science library to better serve science and technology students and researchers

Key Contacts

Rachel Krest

Rachel Krest
Director of Development

Carolyn Allen

Carolyn Allen