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Presenters and Faculty

The Osher Institute seeks out highly skilled faculty and community experts to help fulfill our mission of offering high-quality, college-level programming.

To learn more about who is presenting for the Osher Institute this semester, visit the Presenter Biographies page.

Share Your Passion

Teach for the Osher Institute

Join the ranks of distinguished faculty and professionals who have shared their expertise with curious Osher members. With no homework or exams to grade in each two-hour classroom session, the Osher Institute is a wonderful way to share your passion with others.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a proposal form. Questions can be directed to

Submit a Proposal Form

Proposal Form Deadline

We are now accepting proposals for the Spring 2025 semester.

Fall semester proposals: Due by February 1.

Spring semester proposals: Due by August 1.

Dr. April Masarik, 2017 Osher Faculty Grant Recipient

Osher Faculty Grant

The Osher Faculty Grant was created by the Osher Institute Advisory Board as a way to support Boise State faculty and help raise awareness of the Osher Institute within the university. Annual member contributions to the Osher Excellence Fund help make this grant possible. Since its creation in 2011, the Osher Institute has awarded over $217,000 to Boise State faculty projects.

Osher Faculty Grant Information

Osher Faculty Grant Deadline

Proposals for FY24 will be accepted beginning January 1, 2024.

Osher Faculty Grant applications are due on Friday, March 15, 2024, by 5:00 p.m. Please read the Osher Faculty Grant page thoroughly prior to submitting your proposal.