Henry Luce Foundation Awards $7 Million in Grants

The in New York City has announced grants totaling more than $7 million to seventeen institutions committed to fostering leadership in the twenty-first century and informing public discourse with high-quality scholarship.

The grants will support programs in the areas of American art, Asian studies, religion in international affairs, higher education, and theology. Recipients include the in North Carolina, which was awarded $375,000 over two years to reinstall its permanent collection and produce an accompanying publication; in Richmond, Indiana, which will receive $500,000 over three years to continue a postdoctoral teaching fellowship program; and , which will receive $700,000 over three years for a project on migrants, religious leaders, and civil society in the Americas.

The foundation also awarded $150,000 over three years in continuing support to the for a program that introduces women engineers to academic administration as a career path; $600,000 over three years in renewed support for the Auburn Senior Fellows Program at the ; and $400,000 over three years to the D.C.-based in renewed support for faculty seminars focused on interfaith understanding.

"." Henry Luce Foundation Press Release 06/21/2016.