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  • Library Campaign Committee

    The Library Campaign Committee raises awareness of, and financial support for, the UMass Amherst Libraries.  Members of the committee serve as advocates for the Libraries—through financial support and outreach—on campus and throughout their own spheres of influence.  Targeted projects include the Learning Commons renovation, expansion of the Digital Media Lab, and building a 3-D printing Innovation Center.

    The Director of Libraries welcomes the assistance of alumni and friends interested in philanthropic support of the UMass Amherst Libraries.  If you are interested in joining please contact Carol Connare at (413) 545-0995 or

    Library Campaign Committee Members

    Lorrey Bianchi '69, co-chair

    Kathleen Casey-Bianchi, co-chair

    Arthur Clifford '77

    Philip DesAutels

    Charles Hadley ’64

    Ted Johnson

    Ken Gloss '73 and Joyce Kosofsky '75

    Michael F. Kelley '88 and Elizabeth Tyminski

    Lewis Mainzer

    Rika Clement, Assoc. V.C. Constituent Programs

    Jay Schafer, Director of Libraries

    Carol Connare, Director of Library Development & Communication