Global Initiatives Venture Fund

(Though COVID has made international travel and study unpredictable, we are hopeful that Global Initiative activities will increasingly become possible. We are accepting proposals and will make awards contingent on each project’s feasibility when the time comes.)  The Global Initiatives Venture Fund was established by the Class of 1962 on… Continue reading »

Class of 1963 Sustainability Development Fund

To mark their 50th reunion in 2013, the Class of 1963 established a fund to support teaching and learning on the subject of sustainability. It is meant to encourage faculty members to develop new and innovative ways to educate students on the cultural, economic, political, and scientific (or other) dimensions… Continue reading »

Tutorial Development Stipends

In 2001 the faculty at Williams identified the tutorial program as a curricular initiative and set out to roughly double the number of tutorials offered each year.  Some of the academic departments and programs were already accustomed to teaching tutorials, but not all.  So to promote the development… Continue reading »

NEH Summer Stipends

TO:           Faculty in Division I and II FROM:       Megan Konieczny, Assistant Dean of Faculty SUBJECT:     NEH Summer Stipends Each spring, the National Endowment for the Humanities selects an unspecified number of fellows to receive summer stipends of $6,000 that are intended to support two consecutive and uninterrupted months of full-time… Continue reading »

The Class of 1957 Summer Research Program

For Faculty Members in Divisions I & II, proposing collaborative research on campus with a full-time student research assistant in the summer of 2022. Objective: This program is funded in large part by a generous gift from the Class of 1957, with the intent to encourage… Continue reading »