Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans


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Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education. Indiana University in Bloomington received an anonymous gift of $1.5 million to establish the Tanner-Operman Chair in Honor of Roy Sieber. It is the first endowed professorship in the university’s department of art history. Professor Sieber served on the faculty in the art history department for 30 years. He was also was associate director for collections and research at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Mu...