Funding Priorities

UT Libraries’ Journey to the Top 25 – Funding Priorities


  1. Great libraries attract students!
    • Specific Priorities
      1. Special Collections Reading Room Renovation ($250,000 – $500,000)
      2. Hodges 1st Floor Reference Room ($500,000)
  2. Great collections attract and retain faculty and staff!
    • Specific Priorities
      1. Excellence Endowments that allow flexibility into the future (endowments start at $25,000)
  3. Great libraries have great leaders!
    • Specific Priorities
      1. Endowed Dean of Libraries ($2M)
      2. Endowed Head of Special Collections ($1M)