SDSU Programs, Associate Professor, Awarded National Humanities Grants

San Diego State University. Photo by Chris Stone

San Diego State was among 208 institutions across the country to receive grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, it was announced this week.

Projects nationwide will receive parts of $24.7 million in grants from the agency, which is based in Washington, D.C. California had 27 recipients with awards totaling $3.36 million.

“These NEH grants will support educators and scholars in enriching our understanding of the past and enable cultural institutions from across the country to expand their offerings, resources, and public programming, both in person and online,” NEH Acting Chair Adam Wolfson said in a statement. “We look forward to the many new insights and discoveries that these 208 exemplary projects will make possible.”

The San Diego State University Foundation received nearly $300,000 split over two grants for Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions projects.

Other campuses receiving similar grants include UC Riverside and Mount St. Mary’s.

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