January 16, 2020

$2.5M grant bolsters Five Colleges indigenous studies program


AMHERST — The Five Colleges will expand on its Native American and Indigenous Studies program with the help of a $2.5 million Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant.
The grant, which is among the largest awards that the consortium has received from any funder throughout its 50-year history, will allow the Five Colleges to expand on their pre-existing Native American and indigenous studies certificate program with additions such as three new faculty members, courses, course modules advising structures