Schafer: “I think that having the ability to make peace with your voice is a powerful thing.”
Matt Gaunt, director of advancement for MU Libraries: “I think a lot of undergraduates don’t know what they’re missing. You don’t understand what kind of services and information literacy skills are being developed by students at other universities.”
After months of controversy, students decided that funding the library should not be entirely their responsibility.
The vote is a decision between two negative outcomes.
"Your libraries are the ONLY academic division on campus that does NOT have a designated student fee."
Ellis Library, the Counseling Center and graduate students all deserve prioritization.
Inflation of journal costs contributes to library funding problems.