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Endowed Professorships

We appreciate the generous donor support of our Endowed Professorships, which are awarded to library faculty members who personify excellence in scholarship, research, and service. The funds can propel research and create opportunities for collaboration with librarians and scholars worldwide. To make a gift or to learn more about the Library’s endowed professorships, please contact the UL Lafayette Foundation at (337) 482-0700 or

Friends of Edith Garland Dupré Library/LEQSF Regents Professorship

Janelle Zetty
Assistant Professor
Head of Cataloging

Drs. Gloria S. and Robert W. Cline/BORSF Endowed Professorship for Dupré Library

Cheylon Woods
Assistant Professor
Archivist and Head of the Ernest J. Gaines Center