Mellon Foundation grants $2.7 million to UCI for shorter degree time with postdoctoral position in the humanities.

millions-reform-humanitiesThe UC Irvine School of Humanities has received a $2.7 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a pilot program that aims to transform graduate education by streamlining the time to degree, providing full funding throughout the degree program, and establishing a teaching and research position of up to two years for all candidates who complete their dissertation in five years.

UCI said in a statement that it is the first institution...

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