Leraas Fund

Faculty interested in arranging for special lectures, events or speakers to enhance interdisciplinary studies at St. Olaf are invited to apply for funding available through an endowment established by the Robert Andrew Leraas estate.

Proposals should include:

  • The topic of the lecture or event, including the name and a short description of the speaker’s expertise or a description of the nature of the event
  • The date, place and time
  • The faculty proposing the event or speaker
  • The intended audience
  • A budget that includes a specific amount of the proposer’s request from the Leraas Fund

Proposals are accepted throughout the year on a rolling basis.

Proposals should be submitted to Dana Gross, Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary and General Studies, any time during the year.