Library Fundraiser Dinner

An Evening of Great COnversation

March 9, 2023

Reserve your seat

Celebrate the intellectual heart of Texas Christian University.

Join us for an evening filled with food, friends and fun as we raise funds dedicated to expanding our Special Collections with new acquisitions.

It’s the one time you don’t have to be quiet in the library!

Reserve your seat

Guests, table hosts, and tables at the 2019 dinner.

Table Hosts

Carolina Alvarez-Mathies, Executive Director<br>Dallas Contemporary
Carolina Alvarez-Mathies
Executive Director
Dallas Contemporary
Eric Bell, Head Coach, Women's Soccer<br>TCU
Eric Bell
Head Coach, Women's Soccer
Krys Boyd, Host and Managing Editor<br><em>Think</em>, KERA
Krys Boyd
Host and Managing Editor
Think, KERA
Julie Butner, President & Chief Executive Officer<br>Tarrant Area Food Bank
Julie Butner
President & Chief Executive Officer
Tarrant Area Food Bank
Bill and Pam Campbell, Founders<br>William Campbell Contemporary Art
Bill and Pam Campbell
William Campbell Contemporary Art
Sonny Dykes, Head Football Coach<br>TCU
Sonny Dykes
Head Football Coach
Marc Istook, Anchor<br><em>Daybreak</em>, WFAA
Marc Istook
Daybreak, WFAA
Bob Jameson, President and CEO<br>Visit Fort Worth
Bob Jameson
President and CEO
Visit Fort Worth
Opal Lee, Grandmother of Juneteenth<br>National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF)
Opal Lee
Grandmother of Juneteenth
National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF)
Dave Lieber, Columnist<br>"The Watchdog",<em>The Dallas Morning News</em>
Dave Lieber
"The Watchdog",The Dallas Morning News
Jacques Marquis , President and CEO<br>The Cliburn
Jacques Marquis
President and CEO
The Cliburn
Eric Nelsen, Actor and Producer<br>Recently Portrayed "Ennis" in <em>1883</em>
Eric Nelsen
Actor and Producer
Recently Portrayed "Ennis" in 1883
Patrick Newman, CEO and President<br>Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Patrick Newman
CEO and President
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
James Riddlesperger, Jr., Professor of Political Science<br>TCU
James Riddlesperger, Jr.
Professor of Political Science
Kirk Saarloos, Head Baseball Coach<br>TCU
Kirk Saarloos
Head Baseball Coach


Thank you to our sponsors for their support!


Molly and Rusty Reid

Higginbotham Logo

McDonald Sanders

McDonald Sanders Logo

Kate and Craig Barbolla


Jeannie and Kenneth Huffman

Explore how the Mary Couts Burnett Library is central to learning and life at TCU.
Click on any image to open a larger version in a new window.

An open 17th century book, showing a music score and an illustration
The 17th century Mixson-Colquitt Gradual, part of
the Rare Books Collection in Special Collections
Three students with laptops sitting in front of the Bistro Burnett sign.
Students studying in Bistro Burnett.
Exhibit cases. with objects, photos and text.
Exhibit showcasing collections and
TCU history holdings in Special Collections
Students sitting on steps, posign with the TCU Frog symbol.
Students on the Library front steps at
the kickoff to the 2018-2019 school year.
Two men sitting on interior Library steps.
Dr. Frederick Gooding & graduate assistant Marcellis
Perkins, leaders of the Race & Reconciliation Initiative,
on the Library's Knowledge is Power steps.
A Torah scroll partially open on a table.
Early 20th century Sephardic Torah, part of
the Otto Lehman Collection in Special Collections
Plaza on a sunny day, with students at tables. Two students are walking and smiling at the camera.
Students enjoying the plaza between the
Mary Couts Burnett Library and Rees-Jones Hall.
Studetns sitting on interior Library steps, talking to each other.
Student discussions on the Knowledge is Power
steps in the Library.
A student touching a large touchscreen on the wall.
Learning about water via the
Library's interactive display.
A student in cap and gown standing on the exterior Library steps.
A graduating senior on the Library steps.
The TCU Library after rain, with a rainbow above it.