Your gift to the UIndy Fund is one of the most important ways you can make a difference for the University of Indianapolis. Gifts are used each year to provide funding for areas of greatest need, often funding student and faculty research, classroom technology, updated laboratory supplies and student programs. This year, the UIndy Fund will help support the renovation of Krannert Memorial Library.

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Krannert Memorial Library renovations

The redesigned Krannert Memorial Library will feature a three-story glass curtain wall on the east, providing
natural light and dramatic campus views across Smith Mall. (Rendering by RATIO Architects)

Built in 1977, the Krannert Memorial Library has never been renovated. Learning is changing, and so are libraries. Today, libraries must serve as a center for collaborative work for students and faculty, rather than for solitary study and research.

Here's what your gift will help provide:

Inspiring places

The renovation will replace existing brick with glass on the east face, opening up views of Smith Mall for inspiring new vistas.

Recharging zone

A new café will give students and faculty a casual space for taking a break, grabbing a coffee and renewing their energy.

Collaborative work stations

Portable tables and chairs will be placed in flexible learning spaces where students and faculty can create just the study environment they need.

Research assistance

We're removing structural barriers to encourage more one-on-one interaction among our students and faculty and our library professionals to foster access to research assistance.


Increasing our robust network connectivity will allow students to have instant access to endless resources when and where they need it.

Latest resources

Libraries must now provide all kinds of resources – books, electronic resources, and individual and group study and project spaces – each designed to incorporate the latest technologies.

Honoring tradition

Our library is changing. But we're holding fast to some of our favorite traditions, like faculty and student collaboration and even the famous KML egg chairs. In fact, we're adding more egg chairs – a UIndy favorite. If you would like to help fund the new egg chairs, you could have your name on one! Contact us at 317-788-2392 or if you are interested.

Learn more about the renovation of Krannert Memorial Library ►

Help us renovate Krannert Memorial Library!

Your gift, of any amount, will have a significant impact on transforming the Krannert Memorial Library into an inspiring and collaborative workspace. We will recognize your commitment during this special project through the following gift levels:

Collaboration Level – $100-$249

(supports the cost of new desk chairs)

  • Special seating for the Homecoming 2015 grand reopening on October 3
  • Your name will be displayed during the grand reopening at Homecoming 2015

Innovation Level – $250-$499

(supports the cost of new interactive technology)

All the benefits already mentioned, plus:

  • An exclusive summer tour of the library construction site

Inspiration Level – $500-$999

(supports the cost of new furniture overlooking Smith Mall)

All the benefits already mentioned, plus:

  • Private tour of the completed library before reopening

Transformation Level – $1,000 & above

(supports the cost of a collaborative workstation)

All the benefits already mentioned, plus:

  • Your name displayed on a collaborative workstation space