Human-Centered Design Program Gets Boost from Major Grant Funding 

(May 14, 2024)

Whitman College News

Whitman College will receive nearly $150,000 in grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support its Human-Centered Design program. The award was part of $26.2 million in NEH grant funding for 238 humanities projects nationwide. Whitman College is the largest grant recipient in the state, receiving $148,716 out of the $226,716 awarded in Washington during this grant cycle.

“I am beyond excited that the NEH recognized the value of what we are doing at Whitman with the HCD program,” says Sharon Alker, the Mary A. Denny Professor of English and General Studies.

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