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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.

Proposals

Proposals should address the considerations given in the lecture guide below above and accompany the Lecture Request form. Email your proposal to the Dean of the Faculty Office, deansoffice. 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.

Fall and Spring Lecture Guide

Fall 2019 Lectures

Fall semester 2019 priority deadline May 30, 2019
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.

Fall 2019 Lecture Request Form

Spring 2020 Lectures

Spring semester 2020 priority deadline November 15, 2019

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, 2020. Proposals submitted less than three weeks in advance of the event are ineligible for DoF office funding.

Spring 2020 Lecture Request Form