Frederick C. Neff Endowed Memorial Lectureship in Philosophy of Education

Purpose: To provide an opportunity for the educational community in Southeast Michigan and neighboring regions, along with administrators, faculty, and students from Wayne State University, to examine the moral nature of the educational enterprise and the role of philosophy in helping to clarify and resolve educational problems.

Requirements:

  1. A special committee, selected by the Dean of the College will plan and design the event. (Suggest at least one TBF faculty).
  2. After the committee has completed the design of the event and the selection of the topic and speaker, the College of Education will take responsibility for publicizing the lecture and organizing associated activities.
    • In addition to making a formal presentation, the lecturer will be provided an opportunity to interact informally with members of the University community.
    • The name Frederick C. Neff will be prominently displayed in publicity materials, and the biographical section in the program will include a photograph of Dr. Neff as well as a review of his academic career and professional accomplishments. The sponsorship of Pauline Bergener as well as that of others will be acknowledged in the program.

Timeline:

  1. Applications are due to the Dean by August 1. All applications will be forwarded to a special committee, which will review application(s) by October 1 and provide a decision by November 1.
  2. Events will take place within a year from the decision date.
  3. Applications will include a program description and estimated budget for the event.

Funding Minimum:

$4 ,000 per year (exceptions may apply if funding is available)

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Frederick C. Neff Endowed Memorial Lectureship in Philosophy of Education Funding Request

NEF funds are used to support an honorarium travel expenses and other expenses (including publicity costs) associated with the lecture or event.

Meals

All applications will be forwarded to a special committee, which will with: A College of Education Assembly - Ad Hoc Committee will review the applications