Department of Education Funds Wesleyan’s McNair Program through 2017

Olivia DrakeOctober 22, 20121min

The U.S. Department of Education awarded Wesleyan’s Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program with a $1.1 million grant on Sept. 31, 2012. The award will support the McNair Program through Sept. 30, 2017.

The Ronald E. McNair Program was established at Wesleyan in 2007 and assists students from under-represented groups in preparing for, entering and progressing successfully through post graduate education.