News for the China Institute Community
After eight years as President of China Institute, Sara Judge McCalpin will be stepping down from her position this September.
"It has been an honor and a pleasure to lead China Institute for the past eight years," said Ms. McCalpin, "and to work with the outstanding staff and dedicated Board of Trustees to transform the Institute during a time when the US-China relationship is arguably the most critical global relationship of this century. I believe firmly in the mission of the Institute to promote a deeper understanding of China, and am proud of the programs and initiatives we have developed during my tenure. I am grateful for the strong involvement of the many individual members, foundations, corporations, faculty and friends who support the work of China Institute."
Chien Chung Pei, Chair of the Board of China Institute, said "We are deeply appreciative of the work that Sara has done to advance the mission of China Institute, particularly the establishment of the annual China Institute Summit; the expansion of our Children and Youth language programs and exchanges; raising over $18 million for the transformation of the Institute; and the receipt this year of the largest grant in the Institute's history, a $1 million award from The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation."
Ms. McCalpin will work closely with the Board of Trustees and senior management to ensure a smooth transition as she departs the Institute and assumes responsibility for River Way China Consulting. The Board of Trustees will begin a search for a new president in the coming months.
Dunhuang：Buddhist Art at the Gateway of the Silk Road ~ Extended through October 6, 2013
China Institute Gallery is pleased to announce that, due to popular demand, our current exhibition, Dunhuang：Buddhist Art at the Gateway of the Silk Road, has been extended through October 6, 2013!
Dunhuang, the western gateway to China, is one of the world's most esteemed art shrines and cultural heritage sites. Dunhuang addresses art and ritual practices of the Northern dynasties（420-589）and the Tang dynasty（618-907）. The exhibition features excavated art works, high relief clay figures, wooden sculpture, silk banners, and molded bricks. A group of treasured Buddhist sutras from the famous Cangjingdong（The Library Cave）illustrate the story behind Dunhuang's historic discovery. Magnificent replicas of a 6th-century central pillar and an 8th-century cave allow visitors to experience the actual cave setting. More...
Summer Study in China Blog ~ Summer 2013
Follow along with our Summer Study in China students as they explore China, continue their language studies, and investigate the country's economic, cultural, historical and geological diversity. More...
SAVE THE DATE：The Tenth China Institute Executive Summit ~ November 8, 2013
Our 2013 Summit, titled The Chinese Dream and the American Dream：Common Perspectives, Consumer Expectations, and Economic Outlook, will take place on November 8th in New York City. The opening dinner will be hosted at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP on November 7th. Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, the Summit co-organizer, will bring a delegation of Chinese CEOs to attend the Summit. More...
Young Associates Summer Garden Party ~ August 9, 2013
Join China Institute Young Associates for a summer gathering in the elegant Suzhou Scholar's Garden at China Institute. For more information, please contact 212-744-8181, ext. 108 or email email@example.com.