Friends of Fondren Library

2022 Event Honoring Rice University Authors, Editors, Composers and Artists of works published in 2021

Presented by Friends of Fondren Library

The Friends of Fondren Library will host its annual event honoring Rice faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Friends of Fondren Library who have:

*Authored a book or edited a journal published in 2021

*Composed a major musical work in 2021

*Mounted a one-person art show in 2021

To RSVP to attend the Jan. 27 Virtual Event as an author or guest, please click here.

Friends of Fondren Library Annual Meeting with Keynote Speaker Ping Sun

Please join us for the Friends of Fondren Library 
Annual Meeting and Membership Dinner 
chaired by Linda Sylvan ’73 and Jack Pendergrast

Reservations required | Business Casual

Visit https://riceconnect.rice.edu/fondren-2021-annual-meeting to purchase tickets. 

Event will follow campus safety protocols. Guests will wear masks and provide information for contact tracing. Seating is limited.

Friends of Fondren Library Gala and Auction

This event has been rescheduled for March 25, 2022. Table and ticket purchases will be honored at the rescheduled event. 

Gala Chairs Deborah and Bryan Domning ’75 invite you to join us for the

40th annual Friends of Fondren Library Gala and Auction
honoring Pat and Ira Gruber, the Harris Masterson Jr. Professor Emeritus of History.

Please visit https://riceconnect.rice.edu/fofl to purchase a table or individual tickets.

2018 Rice Authors, Editors, Composers and Artists Reception

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, the Friends of Fondren Library will host its annual event honoring Rice faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Friends of Fondren Library who have authored a book, edited a journal, composed a major musical work or mounted a one-person art show in the calendar year 2017.

Please register for this event using the button to the right.

Meet the Author: John B. Boles '65

Friends of Fondren Library's Meet the Author Co-Chairs Kristin Necessary '01 and Mindy Vanderford '84 invite you to join us for a special event featuring John B. Boles '65, the William P. Hobby Professor of History at Rice University and the former editor of the Journal of Southern History, who will discuss his book "Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty." A question-and-answer session and casual reception will follow. 

 

2017 Reception Honoring Rice University Authors, Editors, Composers and Artists

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, the Friends of Fondren Library will host its annual event honoring Rice faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Friends of Fondren Library who have authored a book published in calendar year 2016, edited a journal published in 2016, composed a major musical work in 2016 or mounted a one-person art show in 2016.