BOOK ARTS PRESS INC
2023 IVY ROAD, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22903 www.rarebookschool.org

Total Revenue
$3,192,292
Total Expenses
$1,850,842
Net Assets
$9,309,724

Organizations Filed Purposes: RARE BOOK SCHOOL STRENGHTENS GLOBAL COMMUNITIES OF THE BOOK AND ADVANCES THE STUDY OF CULTURAL HERITAGE.

ADVOCACY, EDUCATION AND OUTREACH FOR THE STUDY OF THE HISTORY OF BOOKS, PRINTING, & RELATED FIELDS

RARE BOOK SCHOOL ANNUALLY OFFERS APPROXIMATELY FORTY 1-WEEK-LONG COURSES IN THE STUDY, CARE, AND USES OF MANUSCRIPTS, PRINTED AND BORN-DIGITAL MATERIALS. IN FISCAL YEAR 2019, 518 STUDENTS TOOK 42 COURSES. LIBRARIANS, SCHOLARS, CONSERVATORS, BOOK DEALERS, STUDENTS, COLLECTORS, AND EDUCATORS STUDIED TOPICS THAT RANGED FROM MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPTS TO BOOKBINDING TO BORN-DIGITAL MATERIALS AND TEXTUAL ENCODING.RARE BOOK SCHOOL ALSO PROVIDES AN ONGOING SERIES OF WIDELY ADVERTISED, FREE PUBLIC LECTURES (BOTH DURING SCHOOL SESSIONS AND AT OTHER TIMES DURING THE YEAR) ON A WIDE VARIETY OF BIBLIOGRAPHICAL AND BOOK-HISTORICAL TOPICS. TO DATE, THE SCHOOL HAS PRESENTED MORE THAN 600 LECTURES, MANY OF WHICH ARE AVAILABLE FOR AUDIO STREAMING ON ITUNES OR OTHER PODCAST APPS (BY SEARCHING FOR "RARE BOOK SCHOOL").

RARE BOOK SCHOOL HAS A TEACHING COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY 100,000 ITEMS RELATED TO THE HISTORY OF BOOKS AND PRINTING. TEACHING METHODS AT THE SCHOOL CENTER AROUND CLOSE ENGAGEMENT WITH ORIGINAL MATERIALS, AND ALL ITEMS ACQUIRED AND HELD BY THE SCHOOL ARE USED FOR INSTRUCTIONAL PURPOSES AND SUPPORT THE EDUCATIONAL MISSION OF THE SCHOOL.

RARE BOOK SCHOOL OFFERS A NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING ITS PROGRAMS; IN FISCAL YEAR 2019, APPROXIMATELY 29% OF STUDENTS ATTENDED RBS COURSES WITH SOME ASSISTANCE FROM THE SCHOOL. RBS MAKES AWARDS AVAILABLE FOR NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS, INCLUDING LIBRARIANS, BOOKSELLERS, CONSERVATORS, AND ACADEMICS. PROFESSIONALS FROM DIVERSE RACIAL AND ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS RECEIVED FUNDING TO ATTEND RARE BOOK SCHOOL THROUGH RBS-RBMS DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIPS AND THE SCHOOL'S GLOBAL BOOK HISTORIES INITIATIVE, FUNDED IN PART BY THE NEH. ADVANCED GRADUATE STUDENTS AND JUNIOR ACADEMICS ALSO HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ANDREW W. MELLON SOCIETY OF FELLOWS IN CRITICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY PROGRAM. IN ORDER TO SUSTAIN ITS COMITTMENT TO PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES TO EDUCATION FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS FROM VARIED BACKGROUNDS, THE SCHOOL'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS RE-INVESTS ANY APPROPRIATE SURPLUS FUNDS INTO BOARD-DESIGNATED FUNDS FOR SCHOLARSHIP, COLLECTIONS, CONTINGENCY &/OR ENDOWMENT.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
David ZeidbergDIRECTOR2$0
John M UnsworthDIRECTOR2$0
Susan TaneDIRECTOR2$0
Abby Smith RumseyDIRECTOR2$0
Sandra PhoenixDIRECTOR2$0
Eric MotleyDIRECTOR2$0
Glen MirankerDIRECTOR2$0
Chris LokerDIRECTOR2$0
Selby KifferDIRECTOR2$0
Kenneth KarmioleDIRECTOR2$0
James N GreenDIRECTOR2$0
Don FryDIRECTOR2$0
Barbara FriedDIRECTOR2$0
Florence FearringtonDIRECTOR2$0
Fern D CohenDIRECTOR2$0
G Scott ClemonsDIRECTOR2$0
Robert F BrunerDIRECTOR2$0
Murray BrasseuxDIRECTOR2$0
Michael F Suarez SjEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR40$0
Mary E CrawfordTREASURER2$0
Beppy Landrum OwenSECRETARY2$0
Szilvia Szmuk-TanenbaumVICE-CHAIR2$0
John CrichtonCHAIR2$0

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