campus partner(s)

Smith College

state(s)

MA

amount

$25,000

initiative

Pathways to the Liberal Arts

award date

05.2020

project director

Michael Thurston

Grant Summary

$25,000 over 12 months to explore moving from a completely open curriculum to offering a first-year seminar required of all incoming students and organized around a common set of core texts so that students have a common intellectual experience at the outset of their undergraduate careers.