College of Arts and Sciences

Weil Fellowship

Established in 1995 in honor of Adolph Weil, the Weil Fellow in the Arts and Humanities is awarded to persons of distinguished achievement in the arts and humanities: writers, artists or renowned scholars in one or more of the liberal arts disciplines. 

Weil Fellows may teach classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; conduct public lectures, demonstrations, or exhibitions; organize and conduct special seminars; provide individual or small group tutorials; and perform other activities that enhance the liberal arts learning experience. 

O. Vernon Burton
O. Vernon Burton
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Marge Champion
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George Tsontakis
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William Christenberry
John Stone
Dr. John Stone
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Mitch Albom
 Pat Conroy
Pat Conroy


Fall 2012 Weil Fellow Installation:

7:30 p.m.
Goodwyn Hall 109

AUM commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, coming up on Jan. 1, by installing O. Vernon Burton, author of Age of Lincoln, as a Weil Fellow. Burton presented a free public lecture on the life and legacy of America’s 16th president, “Abraham Lincoln: Then and Now,” following the induction ceremony.

For more information, contact Dr. Ben Severance, Professor of History, at (334) 244-3761.