UA’s Library School Association Announces Kate Webb Ragsdale Scholarship


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The Library School Association of the School of Library and Information Studies at The University of Alabama has announced their plan to  set up a scholarship in the name of Kate Ragsdale.

The Kate Webb Ragsdale Endowed Scholarship to honor the legacy of the retired UA employee who died earlier this year..

“Kate was a valued alumna and dear friend of the school, Her dedication to the field of academic librarianship was unmatched, and her leadership and volunteerism will be remembered and honored through this scholarship.” –Dr. Heidi Julien, SLIS director

The Scholarship will be awarded to students at the School of Library and Information Studies.

Preference will be given to students who wish to pursue a career in academic libraries.

On Tuesday, The University of Alabama released a statement on the new scholarship. You can read more about it here. 

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