News and Events

Announcements and Events

IIE's Scholar Rescue Fund Awards $50,000 To The European Humanities University (2005)

The Institute of International Education's Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF) has awarded the European Humanities University (EHU) a grant of $50,000 to support the university's efforts to rebuild as a university-in-exile in Vilnius, Lithuania. The award benefits up to 16 scholars from Belarus.

Supporters Mark The Denise Benmosche Woman's Chair (2005)

Hosted by Dr. George and Judy Beraka, this reception honored Denise Benmosche and her commitment to saving and protecting women scholars facing persecution. Newcomers to IIE and IIE trustees came to learn about Denise's involvement in the Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF) and its mission.

Dr. Henry Kaufman Announces $10 Million Gift: Institute Will Use Monies To Rescue Scholars (2004)

The Institute of International Education (IIE) announced it will receive an unprecedented gift of $10 million from internationally-renowned economist/philanthropist Dr. Henry Kaufman to support the organization's Scholar Rescue Fund. Dr. Kaufman, who fled Nazi Germany with his family in the late 1930s, is strongly committed to ensuring the safety and security of scholars whose important academic contributions are jeopardized by repressive or dangerous regimes.