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Metro Digest

Local News in Brief : UCLA Humanities Grant

December 19, 1987

UCLA is among 29 educational and cultural institutions throughout the country to be awarded special grants to improve the quality of humanities programs, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced. The university will receive $1 million.

NEH Chairman Lynne Cheney praised "the diverse group of schools, museums and other institutions" Tuesday for contributions to scholarly research, education and programs in the humanities. The combined endowment grants and matching funds will provide a total of $55.8 million in new financial support for work in the humanities, she said.

For the Record
Los Angeles Times Thursday December 24, 1987 Home Edition Part 1 Page 2 Column 6 Metro Desk 1 inches; 31 words Type of Material: Correction
In Saturday's editions of The Times, a Metro Digest item based on a wire service report incorrectly stated that UCLA would receive a $1-million grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. USC was awarded the grant.

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