Teagle Foundation Awards $1.5 Million for Liberal Arts Education

The in New York City has announced grants totaling nearly $1.5 million in support of liberal arts education projects at institutions of higher education and other nonprofit educational organizations.

Awarded through the foundation's initiative, the grants include $250,000 over two years to in support of its collaboration with institutions preparing students for leadership in a religiously diverse world; $280,000 over three years to , , and the in support of efforts to integrate the liberal arts into undergraduate business education; and $150,000 over eighteen months to the to create a forum for peer learning among a diverse set of institutions focused on the integration of the liberal arts into business education.

The foundation also awarded grants in support of five special projects, including $25,000 to the and the to develop a leadership workshop for youth development professionals; $150,000 over two years to the Prisoner Reentry Institute at to improve access to higher education for currently and formerly incarcerated individuals; and $115,000 over eighteen months to to create an online mini-course and accompanying resources aimed at advancing faculty understanding of higher education financing.

The foundation also awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant through its program to the , , and to implement a placement policy and curricular streamlining strategy for developmental mathematics that is grounded in empirical evidence.

For a complete of the foundation's most recent grants, visit the Teagle Foundation website.

"." Teagle Foundation Press Release 12/03/2015.