Read Colby College's announcement about THP's continued support for another two years. From the update:
With other philanthropists and institutions watching and considering replicating the Haynesville Project, it’s important to provide some kind of assessment. How does one measure the impact of such an open-ended program? Are there metrics for traits such as curiosity and risk-taking? Collecting data is tricky, Cathy Tinsley said, since most of it is anecdotal.
She imagines outcomes that would define success in her mind, such as professors becoming so popular that students clamor to take their classes. Or professors and their families having time to become engaged Waterville residents. These are ripple effects that would make her “very happy” even though collecting that information could prove challenging.
Always hungry for data points, leaders shared their observed results from the past two years' at Colby! Read more here.