College of Arts and Sciences
Dean's Office

Varner Hall, Room 217
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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(248) 370-2140
Fax: (248) 370-4280

The Judd Family Endowed Fund

Judd Family Endowed Fund

The Judd Family Endowed Fund award was established in 2008 by the Judd family to provide Oakland University and the College of Arts and Sciences with the opportunity to sponsor programs in the humanities and arts, a passion of the Judd Family.

2018-19 Judd Family Endowed Fund Awarded programs include:

Envisioning Marche Funèbre: A Study in the Early Choreography of George Balanchine
7 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018
Oakland Center Banquet Rooms
Free admission

Exploring the Video Essay: Creative and Critical Practice, keynote speaker Kevin B. Lee:
Monday, February 25, 2019

Eula Biss Nonfiction Reading and Craft Talk
Thursday, March 14, 2019
5-6:30 p.m.
Gold Rooms A/B, Oakland Center

Andy Narell residency and concerts

  • Andy Narell concert
    7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    Varner Recital Hall
  • Children’s concert
    10:00 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2019
    Varner Recital Hall
  • World Music Concert
    8:00 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019
    Varner Recital Hall

Collaboration Behind the Curtain with composer Tom Cipullo.
Residency and performance: 

Program Requirements
  • Focus upon the arts or humanities
  • Highlight the University's College of Arts and Sciences' commitment to the arts and humanities
  • Programs must be open to students, faculty, alumni and the community
  • Programs highlighting the research or creative activity to a specific faculty member are not eligible for Humanities Awards.
Past Judd Awardees