Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

$150,000 grant will advance research

Professor of Biology Robert Morris

Professor of Biology Robert Morris

Wheaton College has received a $150,000 grant that will expand support for student and faculty research projects.

The three-year grant, a Presidential Leadership award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will enable faculty members to continue scholarly work beyond the classroom, and it will create opportunities for students to participate in original research.

“This grant addresses one of Wheaton’s most essential priorities: providing the resources for faculty and students to conduct scholarly work,” said President Ronald Crutcher. “The excitement of intellectual discovery that comes from engagement in scholarship is central to the college’s mission and to keeping our curriculum vital and evolving.”

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