Murphy Library Gala Reception

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Please join us for an evening of recognition and celebration as we:

  • Honor the 2016 Eugene W. Murphy Library Special Recognition Award winner
  • Recognize the first Gilkey Scholarship recipient
  • Launch the new Murphy Million Fundraising Campaign

WHAT: Reception with hors d’oeuvres, beverages, music, and short program.
WHEN: Thursday, October 27, at 5:00 p.m. Program begins at 6:00 in Special Collections.
WHERE: Murphy Library Atrium, UWL.
RSVP: Please respond by Friday, October 21 to Sandra Sieber, Assistant Director-Donor Relations: or 608.785.5326.
PARKING: Lot C2 (on the west side of Roger Harring Stadium) has been reserved for this event. Parking stickers/payment are not needed.

Introducing the Murphy Million Fundraising Campaign

Invest in the learning environment at UWL through the Murphy Million campaign! The library’s funds are almost halfway there – help us grow to $1 million, and have a lasting influence on the heart of the campus as we build a library for the 21st Century.

Murphy Library has two funds available to contributors:

  • The Murphy Library Endowment Fund
  • The Murphy Library Florence Wing Fund

Suggested Donation Levels and Recognition:

$20 – Recognition in the Murphy Library Fine Print newsletter
$50 – Above plus book plate in a current library book
$100 – Above plus invitation to pre-booksale hours

For those unable to attend the Gala Reception but who would like to support the Murphy Million Fundraising Campaign, please make donations to the UWL Foundation, making note of the fund to which you wish to contribute.