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William Rainey Harper’s Index


Civic actions

Years the Division of Humanities’s
Civic Knowledge Project (CKP) has reached out to local South Side communities with arts and humanities programs: 4

Size of anonymous gift given in spring 2007 to generate CKP’s endowment: $1 million

Full-time CKP staff: 1

Half-time staff: 2

Part-time staff: 4

Graduate and undergraduate student interns taken on: 5

Participants in the Southside Arts and Humanities Network, a CKP program that bolsters community organizations with workshops and courses: 200

Participants in the CKP–sponsored visit to the Experimental Station and Blackstone Bicycle Works in September: 3

Number of people who attended Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai’s September talk on sustainability, cosponsored by CPK: 1,000

Programs scheduled for the 2007–2008 academic year: “Dozens”