Memorial service for Dr. Jerry D. Saye

November 1, 2012

Memorial service for Dr. Jerry D. Saye


Dr. Jerry SayeA memorial service and tribute to Dr. Jerry D. Saye, former Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science (SILS), will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 1 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room in the Wilson Library on the UNC at Chapel Hill campus.

Dr. Saye passed away on June 7, 2012 after a long battle with multiple sclerosis (see ). We invite you to contribute your memories about Dr. Saye at this site.

Dr. Saye was an exceptional teacher, winning the School's Outstanding Teaching Award twice, once in 1998 and again in 2005, as well as the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Award for Teaching Excellence in 2002. He was the recipient of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Distinguished Teaching Award for Post Baccalaureate Instruction in 1999 and became a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars in 2000. In 2009, he received the Lifetime Teaching Award, a special award presented by SILS for exceptional teaching.

We hope you will join us for this special service as we honor and celebrate the lifetime of teaching and leadership he gave to SILS on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.

Maps and Parking

The Wilson Library is located on 200 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC across from the Bell Tower. Parking is available in the Rams Head Parking structure on Ridge Road next to the Alumni Center. Visitor parking is also available in the Highway 54 Lot, located one block east of Country Club Road and in the Morehead Lot, located on Franklin Street adjacent to the Morehead Planetarium. The fee for parking in these lots is $1.50 per hour. A map of the visitor parking is available at:

Please contact Susan Sylvester at 919-962-8368 or or Wanda Monroe at 919-843-8337 or if you have any questions or need further information.