Board of Advocates

The KU Libraries Board of Advocates serve as the chief volunteer group of KU Libraries. As advisors to the dean, its members provide human and financial resources necessary to promote and achieve the mission and vision of KU Libraries.

Members work to develop strategies that increase a sense of pride, loyalty and connection with the KU Libraries among alumni, friends and members of external community. They also help devise communication strategies in order to share information about the quality of our programs and services with those beyond the university community.

Perhaps most importantly, the group encourages alumni and friends to donate their time, talent and resources in support of programs and services provided by KU Libraries.

2015 members include:

Beverly Bradshaw
Sarah Goodwin Thiel
Becky Pruett
Janelle Burns
Linda Herbel
Barbara Schowen
Len Clark
Anita Herzfeld
Margie Sheppard
Tim Cross
Janis Holiwell
David Shulenburger
Geraldo DeSousa
Gerald Lillian
Val Stella
Guy Dresser
Shade Little
Kala Stroup
Lindy Eakin
Grey Montgomery
Pam Swedlund
Marshal Eakin
Charles Myers
George Wilson 
Sandra Gautt 
Town Peterson
Eleanor Woodyard
Joan Golden  Lucy Price  

KU Libraries Board of Advocates member group shot

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Rebecca Smith
Executive Director of Communications & Advancement

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