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Naming Opportunities

A major gift to Kresge Library is a lasting testament to your commitment to learning and research at Oakland University.

We would like to recognize your gift in a special way by naming a room, designated space, or area of the library in your honor, or in honor of your chosen person, group, or event. Please contact us to discuss naming opportunities.


Plaque Example - Krompart Recognition


Naming Opportunities for Donation Levels
Naming Opportunities for Donation Levels


Current Donors and Named Areas

Donor Named Area
Alt, Julane & Gerald KL 415 in memory of Lynne Berry
Alumni of Oakland University South Wing addition, 1989
Amos, Frances C. & T. Edward KL 410
Anderson, Jim & Wanda KL 340
Anonymous Friends

Bench near fountain in honor of Jack Wilson and Michael Riley.

Bench near fountain in honor of Rockne Delauney.

Arner, Ann Dulas KL 143 in honor of Alvin Lewis Arner
Bennett, Mr. & Mrs. Ronald B. KL 222
Broida, Edward & Edith KL 232 in honor of Fred & Dorothy Nolish
Charter Class Member, 9-59 to 4-63 KL 300
Clair, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas KL 249 in thanks to Frederick & Irene Gibb and John & Marjorie Clair
Connellan, Cathy & Bill KL 144 in honor of Thomas & Florence Connellan
Cooper, Robert & Marcia KL 323
Desai, Smita P. KL center/ NW alcove furniture in memory of Subhash Patel
Durrett, Charles & Shirley KL 407
Frankie, Suzanne O. Library Cafe
Friends of Kresge Library KL 129A
Garavaglia, Dr. James M. KL 342 in honor of Beth Ann McWilliams
Goff, Ken & Marilyn KL 405
Hildebrand, Linda KL 129C Krompart-Hildebrand Digitization Lab
Horton, William & Denise KL 416
Kappa Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi KL 422 in loving memory of Ricky James Taggert
Katke, Mr. & Mrs. Marvin L. KL 129
Kent, Bernard & Nina KL 247
Kizer, Ray KL 248
Klein, Barry M KL 224
Klein, Mr. & Mrs. George R. KL 224
Kresge Foundation Main Library Building (1962) in honor of Sebastian and Stanley Kresge
Krompart, Janet KL 129C Krompart-Hildebrand Digitization Lab
Kyes, Mrs. Roger M. Student Lounge - now the Cafe
Lawfield, Melisa J. KL 351 in honor of Mr. & Mrs. Frank P. Ferry
Lee, Mr. & Mrs. Brian E. KL 404
Lewis, David B. KL 341 in honor of Walton A. & Dorothy F. Lewis
McBain, Stacy Ann Entrance planter, south
McGregor, Howard L. North Wing addition, 1989
Mealey, Mr. & Mrs. Norman F. KL 225
Medow, Daniel & Miriam KL 237 in memory of Mark Platt
Mihalak, Leslie & Jay KL 411 in memory of Lillian Mihalak
Mills, John & Kathy KL 326
Mull, Frederick & Helen KL 417
Mutrynowski, Laurie Sagal KL 402
Nolish, Jack & Judy KL 232 in honor of Fred & Dorothy Nolish
Nyberg, Michael & Penny KL 339, KL 242
Ranney, Helen & Greg KL 233
Rohrbeck, John & Barbara KL 414
Sabo, Marty & Geraldine KL 313
Schamanski, Charles & Susan KL 423 in honor of James Ozinga
Shannon, Charles E. KL 312 in honor of the Shannon family
Smith, Mark & Renee KL 314 in honor of Rockne C. DeLauney
Trumbull, Florine Elliott KL 100 in memory of George Titus Trumbull
Verellen, David & Norma KL 311 in honor of Bud & Betty Verellen
Williams, Phillip & Barbara KL 328
Wozniak, Donald KL 412


Additionally named:

KL 429 named in honor of Leonard Woodcock, 1st U.S. ambassador to the People's Republic of China, former UAW president

Contact Us

Polly Boruff-Jones, Dean, University Libraries, (248) 370-2459, boruffjones@oakland.edu

Kelly Brault, Sr. Director Annual Giving & Special Audiences, (248) 370-4921, brault@oakland.edu



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