The President’s Fund for the Humanities was established to preserve a balance in the university’s programs of education and research by giving special attention to the humanities. The system Office of Academic Affairs is accepting proposals for grants for fall 2011; deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28.
Proposals might include: seminars in humanistic studies, public programs in the humanities, innovative teaching in the humanities, or requests for lectures or exhibits by visiting scholars. The fund might also support projects that involve interdisciplinary teaching, increase the visibility of the humanities, emphasize humanistic values, or address special social problems in a humanistic context.
An advisory board of faculty representatives from each campus will consider proposals and make recommendations to President Bruce D. Benson for funding. Proposal requirements, guidelines and more information may be found on the president’s website, www.cu.edu/pfh
For more information, contact Thomas Spahr, professional assistant to the vice president for academic affairs, 303-860-5623 or Thomas.Spahr@cu.edu.