Education Programs: Pilot Grants - Education

Period of Performance

7/8/1978 - 12/31/1979

Funding Totals

$50,000.00 (approved)
$50,000.00 (awarded)

Pilot Grant Program "The Life of the Min d"

FAIN: EP-*0462-78

Macalester College (St. Paul, MN 55105-1899)
Jeremiah Reedy (Project Director: August 1977 to October 1990)

Macalester College will implement a plan for a cluster of Freshman Seminars (5-7 to be continued yearly) designed (l) to train students to "read " in the humanities, i.e., to interpret and assess a poem, a painting, a building, a symphony, a philosophical treatise or any artifact of human creation; (2) to acquaint students with the claims made and questions raised by the humanities; and, (3) to make them aware of the nature and range of humanistic courses in the Macalester curriculum.