President Sanchez and Kate Skinner.
President Frank Sanchez presents actress Kate Skinner, wife of Ron McLarty, with a token of gratitude at the dedication of the collection. (October 1, 2017)

A dedication ceremony was held on October 1, 2017 to commemorate the acquisition of the Ron McLarty Collection by Rhode Island College. McLarty, who earned his B.A. in English, donated to the college original manuscripts of his novels, plays and poems; his extensive audiobook narrations; photos; reviews; and his biography, among other items now being​ housed in Special Collection by James P. Adams Library.

View photographs from the dedication ceremony.