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Lecture Fund Guidelines

The over-arching purpose of dean-sponsored lectures is to promote a lively campus culture of intellectual and creative exchange featuring events of outstanding interest that are appealing and accessible to a wide spectrum of the Vassar community. Highest priority for funding will go to events most in accord with this purpose.

Fall 2016 Guidelines

Fall semester 2016 priority deadline May 27, 2016
Four slots will be reserved for proposals received after the priority deadline. Proposals received after the priority deadline will receive a response by September 12. Proposals submitted less than three weeks in advance of the event are ineligible for DoF office funding. View Fall 2016 Guidelines

Winter/Spring 2017 Guidelines

Winter/Spring semester 2017 priority deadline November 18, 2016
Four slots will be reserved for proposals received after the priority deadline. Proposals received after the priority deadline will receive a response by January 31, 2016. Proposals submitted less than three weeks in advance of the event are ineligible for DoF office funding. View Winter/Spring 2017 Guidelines

Proposals

Proposals should address the considerations above and accompany the "Request for Lecture Funds" form. Email your proposal to the Dean of the Faculty Office. Please note approval of funding from a member of the Dean of the Faculty Office is required before making commitments to speakers or arrangements for publicity.