Buckman Fellowship applications due April 1, 2010

The Buckman Fellowship in Leadership in Philanthropy is a yearlong fellowship in the development of leadership and philanthropic outcomes. Applications for the 2010-11 fellowship -- available to college faculty, staff, graduate students, and alumni -- are accepted until April 1, 2010.

Lin Nelson-Mayson (Goldstein Museum of Design), a former Buckman Fellow, applied her fellowship to increase the museum's viability. Nelson-Mayson now serves on the Buckman Fellowship Advisory Board.

Current Buckman Fellows Dewey Thorbeck and Stephen Streng (both Center for Rural Design), applied the fellowship to launch the first International Symposium on Rural Design.

Virajita Singh (Center for Sustainable Building Research), also a current Buckman Fellow, applied the fellowship to focus on leadership and fund raising skill development.

The annual Buckman Fellowship lecture and alumni reception will be held April 19, 2010, 5:00-6:30 p.m., Rapson Hall and features David Stillman, author of When Generations Collide and The Millennials.

For more information, contact Marilyn DeLong, 612-624-1219 or mdelong@umn.edu or Jane Newell, 612-624-6957 or newe0016@umn.edu.