3 JMU Faculty Members Awarded Grants to Adopt Open Textbooks

Posted on: March 1, 2024

Three JMU faculty members were recently selected as recipients for the statewide Open Adopt Grants program. Thanks to their efforts, about 2,095 JMU students will avoid spending a total of $102,056 on textbooks over the next five years!

JMU’s 2023 awardees included:

Open Adopt Grants help make higher education more accessible to Virginia students by eliminating textbook costs. Offered through VIVA, Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium, the grants are open to faculty at any Virginia higher education institution.

Another round of Open Adopt Grants is expected for the Fall 2024 semester. Watch for the new dates in our weekly emails or check our Grants & Stipends for Open Education page for deadlines when they are announced.

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