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Jul 10, 2017, 10:57 ET William D. Adams, Former Chairman of the NEH, and Michael McPherson, Outgoing President of the Spencer Foundation, Appointed Senior Fellows at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has announced the appointment of William D. Adams, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:07 ET Mellon Foundation To Fund A Series Of Case Studies On Diversity To Guide Art Museum Leadership On Future Inclusivity Efforts

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced it will support the creation of a series of case studies designed to guide museum leadership teams...


Nov 01, 2016, 10:37 ET Mellon Foundation and Digital Preservation Coalition Sponsor Formation of Task Force for Email Archives

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Digital Preservation Coalition announced the formation of a Task Force on Technical Approaches for Email...


May 02, 2016, 10:32 ET Artstor President James Shulman Joins The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as Senior Fellow in Residence

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced that James Shulman will join the Foundation as a senior fellow in residence, starting on May 16,...


Apr 05, 2016, 10:54 ET The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and HowlRound Announce $5.58 Million in Grants through the National Playwright Residency Program

 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and HowlRound announced today that grants totaling $5,588,000 have been awarded to support residencies...


Oct 06, 2014, 14:00 ET The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Announces Strategic Vision

At its September board meeting, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Board of Trustees approved a strategic plan that will guide the Foundation's...


Mar 04, 2014, 09:00 ET Appointment of Dr. Saleem Badat As Program Director, International Higher Education and Strategic Projects, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

 The President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Dr. Earl Lewis, today announced the establishment of a new post of Program Director for...


Jun 24, 2013, 14:25 ET Statement Regarding Supreme Court Decision Fisher v. University of Texas On Affirmative Action

NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation strongly supports the Supreme Court's continued...


May 02, 2012, 13:08 ET Earl Lewis Elected Next President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Trustees of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have elected Earl Lewis to be the Foundation's next President, effective March 2013.  Lewis...


Dec 11, 2007, 00:00 ET Third Annual Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration Announced

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced the third annual Mellon Awards for Technology...


Dec 10, 2007, 00:00 ET Recipients of Second Annual Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration Announced

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today awarded $650,000 in prizes to ten not-for-profit...


Mar 13, 2007, 01:00 ET Second Annual Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration Announced

NEW YORK, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced the second annual Mellon Awards for Technology...


Dec 19, 2006, 00:00 ET Susan Feder Appointed Program Officer for the Performing Arts The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has appointed Susan Feder to the position of Program Officer for the...


Dec 19, 2006, 00:00 ET Philip E. Lewis Appointed Vice President for the Liberal Arts Colleges Program The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has appointed Philip E. Lewis to the position of Vice President for the...


Dec 19, 2006, 00:00 ET The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Announces Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's recipients of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Distinguished Achievement Awards have been chosen....


May 16, 2006, 01:00 ET Mellon Foundation Announces Awards for Open Source Software

PRINCETON, N.J., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is pleased to announce today a Call for Nominations for the 2006 Mellon...