Tag: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Chicago Library Receives $2 Million to Digitize Collection of African American History and Literature

The Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection housed within the Chicago Public Library will soon be available online to the public thanks to a $2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation.

Some Headway in Efforts to Diversify the Staffs of American Art Museums

Over the past several years, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has funded several initiatives to increase diversity within American art museum staffs. These efforts have begun to pay off. A recent survey found that the percentage of African-American curators across the country doubled from 2 percent in 2015 to 4 percent in 2018.

Leading Liberal Arts Colleges Form New Partnership to Increase Faculty Diversity

The Creating Connections Consortium is a partnership between 26 leading liberal arts colleges and the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University.

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