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The Ford Foundation program, according to the foundation's website, "will support the development of rigorous academic programs that engage students in constructive dialogue around difficult political, religious, racial and cultural issues." The program will provide about 25 grants of up to $100,000 for programs "with an emphasis on teaching and learning," according to the site. The programs will aim to facilitate open conversation on issues including the war in Iraq and violence in the Middle East... Download file "Ivies confront free speech uproar"