The Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ Founder Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. Passes Away at 88

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ visionary founder, Ruel Willoughby Tyson, Jr. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill lost an esteemed scholar, colleague, mentor, and friend … Continued

Announcing the 2019-2020 Faculty Fellows

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 cohort of Faculty Fellows.  The Faculty Fellowship Program provides on-campus leaves for faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences to work on interdisciplinary scholarly projects. Fellows also gather … Continued

Professor Andrew J. Perrin Announced as New IAH Director

Professor Andrew J. Perrin has been named the next director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, effective July 1. He will succeed Mark Katz, who completes his IAH term at the end of the spring 2019 semester. Perrin … Continued

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Announcing the Schwab Academic Excellence Award Winners

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced the winners of this year’s Schwab Academic Excellence Awards. The $3,000 prize recognizes one faculty member in each College of Arts and Sciences department across the arts, humanities and qualitative sciences. Department … Continued

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The Ripple Starts Here

Our home may be the beautiful Hyde Hall, but our reach extends far beyond its walls. Whether through fellowships that support scholarly projects of outstanding faculty, training for current and emerging university leaders, new faculty programs that strengthen the bonds to Carolina, or special conferences, lectures, and public conversations, this is where the ripple begins.





Total number of faculty who have participated in IAH programs



The number of UNC departments supported by the Institute



Events at Hyde Hall since the 2016-17 academic year began

Invest in Those Who Teach Carolina Students

Supporting the extraordinary scholars who inspire us is essential to the future of our College, University, and greater North Carolina community. Our programs have proven results in developing and expanding the projects, resources, and collaborations that we are able to offer our faculty leaders.