Center for the Humanities

University of Rhode Island

Swan Hall, 175G 60 Upper College Rd. Kingston, RI 02881


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Donors and Support

For information on supporting the Center for the Humanities at URI, please contact:

Annu Palakunnathu Matthew
Swan Hall, 175G
Upper College Road

Endowments and Donors

The Center for the Humanities is grateful for the generous support of alumni and friends of URI who have established endowments that enable annual named grants and fellowships for the Center.



  • Howard R. Gurvitch Endowment
  • The Joseph Jabour Family Humanities Research Endowment
  • Eric F. Kumpf Memorial Humanities Fellowship
  • Eric D. Roiter Endowment
  • Bob Stevens Endowment


Sustaining Donors

  • Richard Beaupre
  • James F. Duffy
  • David and Tracey Maron
  • Lori Merola
  • Doug Ramos
  • RI Media Group
  • Mark and Donna Ross
  • Tom Silvia and Shannon Chandley

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