Faculty $10 million
Eminent Professorship The Center would use an eminent professorship to recruit an internationally known teacher-scholar. $3 million to endow*
Faculty Fellow The Center seeks to establish additional positions for junior faculty in such fields as Jewish literature, Yiddish, Mediterranean Jewish studies, and American Jewish history and culture. A faculty fellow/professorship endowment could also be used to recruit a visiting scholar for a semester or a year. $1 million each to endow*
Faculty Excellence Funds Faculty Excellence Funds demonstrate the Center’s commitment to maintaining a cadre of teacher-scholars in Jewish Studies that is second to none by providing non-salary support to faculty for a variety of teaching and scholarly needs, including research assistants, travel, and the acquisition of special archival and database materials. $100,000 each to endow
Graduate Students $3 million
Graduate Fellowships The Center, in conjunction with academic departments such as religious studies, English, and history, would use these funds to recruit highly promising graduate students for whom a theme or problem in Jewish Studies is central to their scholarship and future teaching. $500,000 each to endow
Graduate Student Excellence Funds Graduate student excellence funds enable the Center to provide research and travel awards to the next generation of great teacher-scholars in the field of Jewish Studies. $100,000 each to endow
Unrestricted Endowments $3 million
Named Directorship A named directorship for the Center would create an unrestricted endowment that would assist the director in meeting the program’s most pressing needs as they arise. $2 million to endow
Unrestricted Endowments Unrestricted program endowments are essential to maintaining the excellence for which Jewish Studies at Carolina has become known. Income from unrestricted endowments are used by the director of the Center to support any number of its activities, including:
- Faculty and student travel for research, attendance at scholarly conferences and collaborative activities with scholars at other institutions.
- Visiting scholars from Israel and European universities to offer courses and speak publicly.
- Undergraduate student theses, travel and educational experiences.
- Graduate support funds to recruit and retain advanced students who will be the great Jewish studies teachers and scholars of tomorrow.
- Library resources, including books, journals and computer hardware and software that will support the teaching and research missions of the Center.
- Lectures that bring to campus prominent scholars and other experts in Jewish studies and related fields.
$50,000 each to endow
Public Outreach $200,000
A distinguished lectureship enables the Center to bring to campus a nationally recognized authority on some aspect of the Jewish experience to speak to faculty, students, and members of the wider community.
$200,000 to endow