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Funding Opportunity for Faculty


Funding for Virtual Class Visits

Would you like your students to meet the author of one of the books or articles you’re teaching? Do you have a colleague from another discipline who could bring new perspectives to an issue you’re addressing in your course? Or maybe there is a practitioner or an expert from outside academe who can offer insights into the real-world impact of what you’re teaching.

RPW will provide a $250 honorarium to support visits by outside speakers to undergraduate or graduate courses in the Humanities. Instructors will be responsible for setting up the visit.

To apply, simply send a request to Please include the name, affiliation, and short bio (or website) of the proposed visitor. You should also include a short (1 paragraph) description of the course, as well as a short (1 paragraph) description of how this virtual visit will enhance student learning.