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Higher Education Program Recent Grants


92nd Street Y, New York, NY—For the Women inPower Fellowship program. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Advanced Studies in Culture Foundation (for University of Virginia), Charlottesville, VA—To support a research project of Thriving Cities, a program of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Columbia University, New York, NY—For the Making and Knowing Project at the Center for Science and Society. A three-year grant of $200,000.

The Conversation U.S., Cambridge, MA—To support editorial operations and audience engagement. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Council of Independent Colleges, Washington, DC—For the Presidents Governance Academy. A three-year grant of $200,000.

Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea—A supplemental grant for Expanding Horizons: The Luce International Seminar for Women Graduate Students in STEM from the U.S. and East Asia. A one-year grant of $175,000.

Mathematical Association of America, Washington, DC—For the Project NExT program. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Society of Women Engineers, Chicago, IL—For the Inaugural Sino-American Women in Engineering Symposium. A one-time grant of $30,000.


Albion College, Albion, MI—To support a leadership program for associate professors in the Great Lakes College Association. A one-time grant of $50,000.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA—To support the work of a commission on foreign language study in the United States. A one-time grant of $50,000.

The Conversation US Inc., Boston, MA—To support expanded and enhanced editorial capacity at the on-line publication. A one-time grant of $35,000.

The Council of Independent Colleges, Washington, DC—To support the January 2017 Presidents Governance Academy. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Emory University, Laney Graduate School, Atlanta, GA—To pilot a new approach to graduate education. A one-time grant of $50,000.

McGill University, Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas, Montreal, Quebec—To deepen our understanding of collaborative research undertaken jointly by artists and scholars. A one-time grant of $50,000.

The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC—To support a scoping workshop on sexual harassment of early career researchers in STEM. A one-time grant of $40,000.

The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC—To support a study of the prevalence and impact of sexual harassment in the scientific, engineering, and medical workforce. A two-year grant of $250,000.

New York University, Washington, DC—To support the Scholars at Risk Network 2016 Global Conference, Universities in a Dangerous World. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Chicago, IL —Continued support for a program that introduces women engineers to academic administration as a career path. A three-year grant of $150,000.

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA—To expand a novel professional preparation program for doctoral students. A one-time grant of $50,000.

University of California, Merced, Merced, CA—To support the conceptualization and development of the Building Research Partnerships program. A one-time grant of $50,000.

The University of Delaware, Newark, DE—To support a new public humanities approach to doctoral education. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, NJ—To support a new initiative to improve communication and collaboration between state policymakers and higher education leaders. A two-year grant of $350,000.


Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, Stanford, CA—To support a symposium on the future of knowledge production and dissemination. A one-time grant of $23,000.

Council of Independent Colleges, Washington, DC—To support a new educational program on governance for college and university presidents. A one-year grant of $75,000.

Duke University, Durham, NC—To support a workshop at Duke Kunshan University on innovation in liberal arts education in China. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA—To support planning for an expansion of the College’s Civil War Era Studies program. A one-time grant of $15,000.

Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA—To support the “Maneuvers Project,” an innovative graduate workshop on art and artmaking. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Higher Education Resource Services (HERS), Denver, CO—Support for a program that trains women in STEM for higher education leadership roles. A three-year grant of $450,000.

LaGuardia Community College, Queens, NY—To support the third cohort of World Pathways Heritage Language Scholars and to support faculty in the program in future years. A three-year grant of $350,000.

Partners for Sacred Places, Philadelphia, PA — To undertake an interdisciplinary assessment of the study of sacred spaces. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Society of Women Engineers, Chicago, IL—To support the Academic Leadership for Women in Engineering program at the Society’s annual conference. A one-time grant of $35,000.

The Sylvia Bozeman and Rhonda Hughes EDGE Foundation, Claremont, CA—To support the expansion and continuation of a comprehensive mentoring Program for women, including underrepresented minorities, pursuing careers in the mathematical sciences. A one-time grant of $50,000.


California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA—To support the pilot year of the Leadership Institute for Tomorrow (LIFT) Program. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Fordham University, Bronx, NY—Support for the Clare Boothe Luce Program 25th Anniversary Professors Conference. A one-year grant of $225,000.

Herstory Writers Workshop, Inc., Centereach, NY—To support to support the organization’s mission of empowering women through guided memoir writing. A one-time grant of $5,000.

LaGuardia Community College, Queens, NY —To support the second pilot cohort of students in the World Pathways Heritage Language Program. A two-year grant of $250,000.

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