Foundation support is integral to Duquesne University's mission of serving God by serving students. Funding from local and national foundations enable the University to launch new initiatives, sustain existing ones, support faculty scholarship and teaching, and fulfill its commitment to education, service, and moral and spiritual values.
The following faculty members have received fellowships made possible by grants from the Wimmer Family Foundation:
Art History Department
Communication & Rhetorical Studies Department
Danielle St. Hilaire
Sarah Breckenridge Wright
Modem Languages & Literatures
Rev. Marinus Jwichukwu
Rev. Sebastian Madathummuriyil
The following faculty members have received funding from the A.J. and Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust:
Dr. Aimee Kane, professor in the Palumbo Donahue School of Business, for a research project titled "Team Receptivity to Newcomers"
Dr. James Weber, professor in the Palumbo Donahue School of Business, for a research project titled "Constructing an Ethical Profile of Millennials"