Meyer Receives NEH Award

Albany, NY (May 28, 2014) - Dr. Heinz-Dieter Meyer, associate professor of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) award to support two months of uninterrupted writing in completion of his book "The Institutional Design of the University: German, American, Global."

This competitive award carries a stipend to defray research and writing costs. Meyer's book, which he expects to be completed by January 2015, is under contract with Routledge.

In 2014, NEH granted 74 summer stipend awards across 41 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, with 11 of the recipients from New York State. Over the last 5 years, the funding ratio for summer stipend awards is 8 percent.

About the National Endowment for the Humanities
Created in 1965 as an independent federal agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports research and learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities by funding selected, peer-reviewed proposals from around the nation.

Read more about the 2014 NEH Summer Stipends