Project Pericles Awards 25 Mellon Periclean Faculty Leader Grants to Support Innovative Humanities Courses with Community Collaboration
During this extraordinary time in higher education, Project Pericles is delighted to announce that 25 faculty members from 19 Periclean institutions have been selected to teach new, innovative courses in The Andrew W. Mellon Periclean Faculty Leadership (PFL) Program™ in the Humanities.
Reaffirming Our Commitment
In these unprecedented times, Project Pericles reaffirms our deep commitment to social and political justice and our programs that work with our campuses and their communities to effect the long-term systemic changes our nation needs.
Project Pericles Assistant Director, Arielle del Rosario, served as a panelist at AAC&U’s Faculty Friday Webinar, Democracy Despite Disruption: Improving Student Voter Engagement through Pedagogy on April 24.
We are thrilled that The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations (AVDF) has awarded $300,000 to Project Pericles to support a new Periclean Faculty Leadership (PFL)™ Program in STEM and Social Sciences.
periclean sessions at CIC and AAC&U
Between sessions at the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), Project Pericles covered three major initiatives and highlighted the work more than 10 Periclean campuses this January. Sharing insights and resources from our initiatives is an important aspect of our work.
The Mellon Foundation made a $500,000 commitment to Project Pericles to support a Periclean Faculty Leadership (PFL)™ Program in the Humanities.
Periclean Student Delegates Inspire at the 2019 Debating for Democracy (D4D)™ National Conference
Read the full Spring 2019 Newsletter.
Creating Cohesive Paths to Civic Engagement Article Published IN eJournal of Public Affairs
Our article “Creating Cohesive Paths to Civic Engagement: Five Approaches to Institutionalizing Civic Engagement,” by Garret S. Batten, Adrienne Falcon, Jan R. Liss, and Arielle del Rosario appears in the eJournal of Public Affairs - Volume 8 Issue 1, Exemplary Scholarship from the 2018 CLDE Meeting: Innovative Civic Engagement Pedagogy.
Project Pericles is pleased to announce that we have selected the third cohort of faculty members for the Periclean Faculty Leadership (PFL) Program™.
Harris L. Wofford Passes Away
Project Pericles is saddened to share the news that Harris L. Wofford passed away on January 21 at the age of 92 (read his Washington Post obituary here). Harris was a longtime supporter of Project Pericles and an advocate for civil rights and civic engagement more broadly. He served as a member of the board until 2018 and as a judge at the D4D Legislative Hearings from 2008 to 2013.