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Desruisseaux, Paul; McMillen, Liz – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
The Ford Foundation's increase, by almost one-fourth, of support to higher education is intended to reinvigorate college teaching, especially in the social sciences, and to improve opportunities for minority group faculty. Other new foundation efforts include support of a program to assist victims of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, College Faculty, College Instruction, Communicable Diseases
McMillen, Liz – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
The intertwined fortunes of the Danforth Foundation and Washington University are discussed. The foundation has phased out its regular programs in higher education in favor of secondary education and regional projects, leaving for higher education only the Dorothy Danforth Compton Minority program and support of Washington University. (MLW)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Endowment Funds, Fellowships, Fund Raising
McMillen, Liz – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
More than 90 percent of the American Association of University Women's Educational Foundation funds comes from the association's 150,000 members. Awards for graduate study, postdoctoral studies, and international fellowships are reported. (MLW)
Descriptors: Fellowships, Females, Foreign Students, Fund Raising