The Center on Community Philanthropy at the Clinton School of Public Service is delighted to introduce its fourth compendium from the 2016 to 2019 Scholars in Residence, entitled Equity and Transformation: The Impact of Community Philanthropy in Creating Social Change.
In 2016, the Center selected Dr. Muthusami Kumaran from the University of Florida as its first ever Researcher in Residence and Visiting Philanthropy Faculty.
Smart investment in education, beginning with the first five years of life, is an essential strategy for creating sustained, long-term economic growth in Arkansas.
In 2016, the Center published the third compendium of essays by its scholars during the first National Conference on Community Philanthropy and Public Service.
Passing the Torch is essential for nonprofit leaders, university faculty, and students to understand the factors that influence selection of a career in public service and to plan for succession in your organization.
University of Illinois communication professor and visiting scholar at the Center on Community Philanthropy at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service in Fall of 2013, Travis Dixon, recently published a study of five years of network and cable crime news.
In 2013, the Center published a compendium of essays by its scholars titled: Pathways to Racial Healing and Equity in the American South.
The study in the journal Foundation Review looks at giving, civic engagement and leadership development in small communities in Arkansas.
The Nonprofit Management and Leadership study, titled, “Nonprofit Sustainability During Times of Uncertainty” was conducted in partnership with the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. Dr. Karl Besel, associate professor for public affairs and graduate school director for the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Kokomo, and Klak participated in the study. Besel is a former visiting scholar at the Clinton School Center on Community Philanthropy.
The Clinton School Speaker Series not only enhances the education of Clinton School students, but also provides a venue for the public to engage in intellectual discussions on the issues of the day.