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The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts seeks to renew and enhance the connections between Christianity and the academic vocation at church-related colleges and universities.

Lilly Fellows Program
Linwood House - 1401 Linwood Avenue
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Tele 219-464-5317

Email: [email protected]

Mark R. Schwehn, Project Director
Joseph Creech, Program Director
Email: [email protected]

Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts, based in Christ College, the interdisciplinary honors college of Valparaiso University in northwest Indiana, seeks to strengthen the quality and shape the character of church-related institutions of higher learning for the 21st century.

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts seeks to renew and enhance the connections between Christianity and the academic vocation at church-related colleges and universities.

Program Purposes

  1. Identify and publicize highly qualified Catholic and Protestant scholars who seek to explore their academic vocations in church-related contexts.
  2. Nurture intellectual and spiritual virtues in young scholars at the graduate and post-doctoral level as they prepare for teaching careers in church-related institutions.
  3. Prepare academic leaders to serve in institutions with a strong sense of Christian identity and mission.
  4. Generate a national discussion about the relationship between Christianity and the academic vocation.
  5. Encourage and support research and publication about various aspects of faith and learning, the Christian vocation of teaching, and church-related higher education.
  6. Sustain a network of church-related colleges and universities interested in exploring these issues.
  7. Fund seminars, conferences, and various programs on network campuses that directly benefit members of network institutions.

 

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