Mellon Reports

Working closely with a2ru, ArtsEngine at the University of Michigan has been awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create the first comprehensive guide to best practices in the integration of arts practice in U.S. research universities.

Surveying The Landscape: Arts Integration at Research Universities, published in November 2015, identifies models, obstacles, implementation strategies, costs, and impact on students and faculty as well as on research, practice, and teaching in other knowledge areas.

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Prior to the release of Surveying The Landscape, our preliminary findings can be found in the following interim reports: