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James F. Harris Arts and Humanities Visionary Scholarship

Scholarship History

Friends, faculty and staff of the College of Arts and Humanities established the James F. Harris Arts and Humanities Visionary Scholarship in April 2011 to support outstanding students in the College of Arts and Humanities whose breadth of interests and activities exemplifies key principles of an arts and humanities education.

Donor Statement

Dr. James F. Harris was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his undergraduate degree in History at Loyola University in Chicago and his MA and Ph.D. in European History from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. With the exception of one year in northern Wisconsin, his scholarly career has been at the University of Maryland, College Park, which he joined in 1967. His scholarly interests are located in modern German History and he has written on German liberalism, the Revolutions of 1848 and Anti-Semitism, among other topics. He became chair of the Department of History in 1994 and dean of the College of Arts and Humanities in February 1997. To honor Dean Harris’ visionary leadership, friends, faculty, and staff of the College of Arts and Humanities established this endowed fund, through the University of Maryland College Park Foundation, Inc., to provide scholarships to outstanding students in the College of Arts and Humanities whose breadth of interests and activities exemplify key principles of an arts and humanities education.
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