The purpose of the Rose MaGuire Endowment is to provide funding for lectures in the College of Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The speaker and topic of the lecture shall be chosen by the Director of the College, with recommendations by faculty and students within the College. The lecture shall be names the Rose MaGuire Lecture and shall be organized annually or in conjunction with a symposia within the College. Rose MaGuire was the grandmother of Ms Eleanor Milne.