Establish an Endowment Fund for the Institute. Money
raised will be used to specifically recruit and support international
merit and achievement scholars.
Recruit a minimum of ten academically gifted students per
Establish a Speakers Bureau. The Institute plans to
invite heads of state and heads of government, senior foreign-service
officials, top-ranking members of the diplomatic corps and international
organizations, state, local, and federal officials, and international
scholars and researchers.
Arrange for faculty and student internships, visiting scholars,
diplomat-in-residence, and summer employment with international
agencies for students and faculty.
Sponsor Study Abroad programs for students interested
in pursuing careers in diplomacy, international affairs, or
employment with the State Department.
Establish and promote an ongoing Lincoln University Intellectual
Forum (LUIF). Lincoln University professors, students, staff
and administrators, visiting professors from surrounding universities
and visiting dignitaries, will be invited to serve as forum
presenters or coordinators.
Monograph Series. In collaboration with the Lincoln
University Press, the Institute will publish a Monograph Series.
The Institute will select a theme, focusing on the Caribbean,
and invite Lincoln University students and faculty and colleagues
from outside colleges and universities, local, state and federal
agencies, international and non-governmental agencies, to submit
articles for publication. The theme for the December 2000 publication
is "The Caribbean in the 21st Century."