The foundation’s $27.5 million gift will be bolstered by more than $17 million from the Bicentennial Professors Fund to significantly advance the study and teaching of the history and principles of democracy.
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October 20, 2019
The new program represents the first significant, comprehensive changes to the College’s undergraduate curriculum in more than 40 years.
September 10, 2018
The effort will bring together a diverse range of scholars, government leaders and practitioners to study and advance the prospects of democracy around the world.
September 13, 2016
Alumnus and private equity investment firm leader Thompson Dean said his gift will allow the University “to play a leadership role in the innovations driving the evolution of a 21st-century liberal arts and sciences education.”
June 12, 2015
The new John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History will build on the University’s distinction as a leader in the research and teaching of 19th-century American history.