Corridor Establishes Permanent Endowment

April 4, 2018

The Mellon Foundation enables Syracuse, Cornell, Rochester to endow Humanities Corridor in perpetuity.

Syracuse University’s completion of the Central New York Humanities Corridor Endowment Program signals a new era in scholarly excellence.

Thanks to a matching grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Corridor has $6.5 million of permanent support, divided among three endowments at the project’s founding institutions. Syracuse has a $4 million endowment; Cornell University, $1.5 million; and the University of Rochester, $1 million. You can read the full story online.