Since the first classes at the Wisconsin Library School more than 100 years ago, the School of Library and Information Studies has counted on alumni and friends to help us fulfill our educational missions. SLIS welcomes the many ways in which alumni give to the School: through their time and their talents, and their gifts.
How gifts to SLIS are used:
Scholarships and student travel support
Help bridge the funding gap for students. Generous donors help defray costs for SLIS students to attend and participate in professional conferences and meetings.
SLIS hosts many scholarship funds. See a list at the bottom of this page to choose a specific fund, or simply contribute to the SLIS Annual Fund (1254357) which funds many scholarships.
Ensure that SLIS facilities stay up to date and support purchase of new materials and equipment by contributing to the Bunge SLIS Facilities Support Fund (12547368) (This fund includes needs of the SLIS Library)
Faculty research and curriculum support
Enables SLIS faculty to pursue research or retooling of the curriculum to help SLIS keep pace with our rapidly changing field. SLIS uses flexible research funds to attract and retain high quality faculty.
SLIS Annual Fund
The Library and Information Studies Annual Fund (1254357) (Formerly known as the Second Century Fund) is a flexible fund that can be used by SLIS for any areas of highest need. It is often used for scholarships.
SLIS Scholarship Named Funds
Director’s Scholarship Fund (12546512)
Prof. John J. and Ruth S. Boll Fund (12544452)
Rachel K. Schenk Scholarship Fund (1254737)
Jack A. Clarke Scholarship Fund (12541067)
Valmai Fenster Scholarship Fund (1254764)
Margaret Monroe PhD Student Support Fund (12544204)
Sally Davis Fund (12543378)
Louise Elizabeth Butler Walker Memorial Diversity Fund
Student Travel Support funds
How to Give:
Contribute using a credit card online by following one of the links above.
Contribute by mailing your gift. Make your check payable to the UW Foundation and tell us how you would like your gift to be used. Please mail to:
University of Wisconsin Foundation
1848 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53726
If you are interested in discussing future donations, planned giving or other options, please contact UW Foundation representatives at (608) 262-7225 or see http://www.supportuw.org/how-to-give/, or http://www.supportuw.org/contact-us/