William T. Grant Foundation Invites Burchinal to Join Board
FPG Senior Scientist Dr. Peg Burchinal has been invited to join the William T. Grant Foundation Board of Trustees. In a welcoming statement, the Foundation’s President Robert C. Granger said, "We are ecstatic that Peg Burchinal will be joining our Board. She brings a wealth of methodological expertise that will enrich our discussions. I expect that Peg will contribute to our understanding of applied statistics and our evaluation of research proposals." The Foundation funds high-quality empirical research, with the ultimate aim of improving the lives of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States. In 2008, they awarded grants totaling more than $11 million to researchers, policymakers, and practitioners.
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