Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Harvard endows professorship in LGBT studies

The Boston Globe reports:

Harvard University will announce tomorrow that it will establish an endowed chair in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies, in what is believed to be the first professorship of its kind in the country.

Harvard President Drew G. Faust described the academic post as an important milestone in an ongoing effort by faculty, students, and alumni to raise the profile of LGBT studies at the university.

The university has received a $1.5 million gift from the Harvard Gay & Lesbian Caucus...full article

Originally posted on The Colonic

2 comments:

eva said...

We hope to use this new chair to bring fabulous trans academics to visit Harvard!

helen_boyd said...

I"m ready!