Teagle Foundation Awards More Than $1.5 Million in Grants

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Teagle Foundation awards more than $1.5 million in grants to higher-ed institutions, reports Philanthropy News Digest.

The New York City-based Teagle Foundation has announced thirteen grants totaling more than $1.5 million to institutions of higher education institutions and other organizations working to help students prepare for and succeed in college.

Grants awarded to higher education institutions include $280,000 over thirty-six months to Columbia University, Yale University, and the University of Chicago for a program to strengthen the institutions’ core text-based programs and to engage others in similar work; $260,000 to the Harvard Graduate School of Education in support of an effort to identify "exemplary programs" such as courses, pedagogies, and co-curricular activities that help to increase alignment of the different "mental models" of higher education among key constituencies; and $50,000 to the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges to develop materials and a training session for consultants in the area of board oversight of educational quality and to support free webinars on higher education governance….

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