Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

money_bagHere is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Florida State University in Tallahassee received a $614,584 grant from the Florida Department of Health to support bystander intervention programs offered by University Health Services. The programs are designed to educate students on how they may intervene to prevent sexual assaults.

Bryn Mawr College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in suburban Philadelphia, received a $4 million donation from William and Johanna “Nan” Alderfer Harris. Johanna Harris is a 1951 graduate of Bryn Mawr. The gift will endow the Nan Alderfer Harris ’51 Professorship in Environmental Studies at the college.

SingerCase Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, received a three-year $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support programs seeking to increase the number of women in high-level academic posts in STEM fields. The grant program is under the direction of Lynn T. Singer, deputy provost, vice president for academic affairs, and professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, pediatrics, psychiatry, and psychology at Case Western Reserve.

Filed Under: Grants


RSSComments (0)

Leave a Reply