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  • NY6 Workshop: Policies and Practices to Support Gender Diverse Students, Faculty, and Staff

    On October 21, 2022 from 1:30-3:00 pm the New York Six will be sponsoring a virtual workshop: Policies and Practices to Support Gender Diverse Students, Faculty, and Staff presented by Jamie MaKinster, PhD and Becca Barile, EdD from Hobart and William Smith Colleges (see full bios below).  Increasing numbers of students, faculty, and staff self-identify as transgender, gender non-binary, and/or gender diverse. Creating a sense of belonging for these individuals requires an academic community to be intentional, explicit, and consistent. This workshop will provide staff and faculty with insight regarding the experiences of people who are gender diverse on campus… read more »
  • Register now! New York Six 2022 Undergraduate Research Conference

    Colgate University will host the 10th New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium Undergraduate Research Conference on Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 9:30 am-4:00 pm. This is an opportunity for undergraduate students across the consortium to present their research through poster and oral presentations and for faculty to meet one another and foster collaborations. All faculty, staff, and students who wish to attend should register for the conference: https://form.jotform.com/McCay/2022-undergraduate-research-confere. Anyone interested in attending the conference, but not presenting, is asked to register for the event as a non-presenter. The registration deadline is Friday, October 21 at 11:59 pm. Please note that this… read more »
  • New York Six Receives $1.5 Million Mellon Foundation Grant

    The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create the NY6 Mellon Academic Leadership Fellows Program, a three-year program to provide an intensive leadership experience for faculty in the humanities who aspire to academic leadership roles. The New York Six Mellon Academic Leadership Fellows Program will combine leadership training, mentorship, and hands-on leadership experience for a diverse group of humanities faculty who represent the future of academic leadership in the New York Six and beyond. Each Fellow will receive course relief and a stipend to allow them… read more »
  • NY6 Academic Collaboration Seed Grants – Call for Proposals

    The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium is pleased to offer funding for academic-related projects and programs that engage faculty from three or more member campuses. Examples of funded activities include conferences/workshops/symposia, formation of new faculty working groups, programs on critical research skills and new pedagogical approaches, and development of innovative shared resources programs. Funding levels generally range from $250-$2,000 and proposals are accepted on a rolling basis to fund a maximum of six academic working groups per year. Faculty from at least three of the Consortium member schools must be represented in the proposal and we welcome proposals from all disciplines. Interested… read more »