Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

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

Barnard College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in New York City, received a grant from the Ford Foundation through the Institute of International Education to expand its community partnerships with six cultural institutions in Harlem. The grant program is under the direction of Tina Campt, the Claire Tow and Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Africana and Women’s Gender and Studies and director of the Barnard Center for Research on Women. Professor Campt is the author of Image Matters: Archive, Photography and the African Diaspora in Europe (Duke University Press, 2012). She is a graduate of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in history from Cornell University.

The Baltimore Area Higher Education Coalition Against Sexual Violence received a three-year, $750,000 grant from the Office on Violence Against Women of the U.S. Department of Justice to create new strategies to prevent, respond to, and investigate sexual assault, domestic violence, relationship violence, and stalking. The coalition of 10 higher education institutions is led by Loyola University Maryland.

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