Martha Ellen Tye, a native of Marshalltown, was especially known across the UNI campus for her support of arts, education and youth. Her endowments have sponsored such UNI programs as the Martha Ellen Tye Visiting Professorship and Guest Artist programs for the Departments of Art, Music, and Theatre, the Martha Ellen Tye Multicultural Fine Arts Festival, and patronage of Strayer-Wood Theatre and UNI Lyric Theatre. Ms. Tye believed in supporting the education of young artists.
2016-17 Martha Ellen Tye Endowed Theatre Scholarship Recipient:
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