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A 29,000 square foot addition to the Freed-Hardeman University library will be built in memory of FHU’s much loved librarian, Hope Barber Shull, according to an announcement made Aug. 20 by FHU President Joe Wiley at the university’s faculty-staff conference.
“I am every day aware of how many people loved Hope and want to honor her,” her husband Don Shull, FHU professor of English, said. “I am amazed at the wonderful way the Browns have chosen.”
John W. and Rosemary Kopel Brown, Kalamazoo, Mich., have donated $7.5 million toward the cost of the $11 million project. The Browns met at Freed-Hardeman when they were students in 1953-55. They continued their studies at Auburn University where he received a degree in chemical engineering and she majored in chemistry. He became the president and chief executive officer of Stryker in 1977 and retired in 2010.
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