$3.4 million Lilly Endowment Inc. grant supports leadership and character

Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded Wake Forest a $3.4 million grant to develop and expand its Program for Leadership and Character. The three-year grant will support student programming, faculty engagement and academic research.

For students, the Lilly Endowment grant will fund opportunities to take new courses, participate in leadership and character workshops and retreats, travel on alternative spring break trips and learn from distinguished guest speakers.

Faculty engagement opportunities will include course development grants and workshops, departmental grants, and leadership and character seminars and conferences. A set of postdoctoral fellows will also teach new courses on leadership and character across different disciplines and fields.

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