David Pierce Fund suggestions welcome.

Recommend some books “just for fun” in memory of a Marlboro alum.

David Pierce was a Marlboro College student whose death on
October 1, 2003 shocked and saddened the entire community,
Many on campus still have fond memories of David, and a
bench and apple tree outside of the library commemorate his
life and time at Marlboro.
David’s family established a fund for the library to purchase
items that are not necessarily for academic purposes, but rather
for fun. Think graphic novels, movies, TV series, current
popular fiction….
Each year, the library buys a few more items using the fund
established in his memory. This year, we are asking for your
help in choosing what to buy.
Between Tuesday, October 1st and Tuesday, October 8th,
email library@marlboro.edu (or call, or stop by, or comment on Facebook) with the titles of any movies, books, graphic novels,
or other items you’d like the library to add. Remember: fun,
not work (though the two aren’t always mutually exclusive!).
We’ll make a list of all your suggestions, then put them to a
vote. Students will be emailed a link to a survey; voting will be
open through the end of the day on Thursday, October 17th.
When voting is over, we’ll rank the selections, start buying
with the top vote-getter, and continue down the list as far as we

  • Bench dedicated to David Pierce outside the Library.
    Stephanie Sopka


(a mostly random selection of Marlboro microdestinations)