Endowments and Funds

Library Excellence Fund

Allows the Libraries’ dean flexibility to fund priorities and areas of greatest need.  In the past the fund has been used to augment print and digital collections.

Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections (MASC) Development Fund

This fund provides general support for Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections.  It has been used to expand collections, preserve and digitize valuable materials and make them available to the public, hire interns, and provide programming for the WSU and Pullman communities, among other things.

Owen Science and Engineering Library

Owen Library provides resources and professional support to students and faculty involved in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields.

Donate to Owen Science and Engineering Library (Select “Programs > Libraries at WSU > Frances Penrose Owen Science and Engineering Endowment Fund”)

Animal Health Library

The Animal Health Library primarily serves the College of Veterinary Medicine, providing digital and print materials, equipment, and reference services.  The Library’s director holds a Masters in Library Science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

Donate to Animal Health Library (Select “Programs > Libraries at WSU > Animal Health Library Development Fund”)

Glenn Terrell Endowment for Excellence in Student Service

Named in honor of WSU’s 7th president, this fund provides crucial funding for technology, comfortable and flexible working and reading spaces, and electronic and print resources.

Philip and Elaine Barden Student Employee Endowment

Created by Diana and Tom Prenguber in honor of Diana’s parents, this fund provides funding to hire undergraduate and graduate students in the WSU Libraries.

Donate to Philip and Elaine Barden Student Employee Endowment (Select “Programs > Libraries at WSU > Barden Student Employee Endowment for The Libraries at WSU”)