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New & Updated Indicators

The Humanities Indicators is designed to be a dynamic resource. This page is a chronological listing of updates, additions, and significant amendments to the Indicators. Click on a link below to view the new or revised content. To see the content as it appeared prior to the change, select an older version of the Indicators using the Archived Contents links at right.
Archived Content
Humanities Indicators Archive: December 2009
Humanities Indicators Archive: March 2011
Humanities Indicators Archive: January 2013

December 11, 2013 Indicator III-9: Number of Humanities Faculty Members
November 15, 2013 Indicator II-9: GRE English Literature Subject Test Scores
November 14, 2013 Indicator I-8: Advanced Placement Exams Taken in the Humanities
September 20, 2013 Indicator IV-5: State Funding for Higher Education **ENHANCEMENT** (Updated and also augmented with a figure depicting the 2008‒2013 change in funding level for each state.)

Indicator IV-6: State Arts Agencies **ENHANCEMENT** (Updated with data for 2008–2013. Also expanded with two new graphs. The first provides the per capita amount appropriated to arts agencies by each state. The second depicts the percentage change in appropriations, by state, from 2007 to 2013.)
September 16, 2013 Indicator IV-7: Charitable Giving for Humanities Activities
September 6, 2013 Indicator II-10: Advanced Degrees in the Humanities **ENHANCEMENT** (updated with degree data for 2011; the trend lines have also been extended from 1966 back to 1948)
August 2, 2013 Indicator V-15: Public Attitudes toward Literature (Figure V-15d, that dealing with opinions about censorship, was updated with data for 2010–2012.)
July 26, 2013 Indicator II-1: Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities **ENHANCEMENT** (updated with degree data for 2011; the trend line has also been extended from 1966 back to 1948)
July 9, 2013 Indicator I-2: Writing Proficiency
June 27, 2013 Indicator V-9: Internet Access at Public Libraries
Indicator V-11: Number and Training of Public Librarians
June 18, 2013 Indicator V-8: Use of Public Libraries **ENHANCEMENT** (augmented with trend data on library program attendance)
June 13, 2013 Indicator III-6: Job Status of Humanities Ph.D.’s at Time of Graduation
May 24, 2013 Indicator V-7: Public Library Holdings **CORRECTION**
May 24, 2013 Indicator V-10: Public Library Revenue, Expenditures, and Funding Sources
May 10, 2013 Indicator V-7: Public Library Holdings
April 16, 2013 Indicator IV-1: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Funding Levels
March 11, 2013 Indicator II-5: Gender Distribution of Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-13: Gender Distribution of Advanced Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator IV-2: Distribution of NEH Program Funding among Activity Types
March 8, 2013 Indicator I-1: Reading Competency among School-Age Children
Indicator IV-10: Research and Development (R&D) Expenditures at Colleges and Universities **ENHANCEMENT** (augmented with newly available data on the sources of humanities R&D funding)
March 6, 2013 Indicator II-4: Racial/Ethnic Distribution of Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-12: Racial/Ethnic Distribution of Advanced Degrees in the Humanities
December 12, 2012 Indicator II-2: Disciplinary Distribution of Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-3: Institutional Distribution of Undergraduate Humanities Degrees
Indicator II-11: Disciplinary Distribution of Advanced Degrees in the Humanities
December 11, 2012 Indicator II-1: Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-10: Advanced Degrees in the Humanities
September 26, 2012 Indicator II-22: International Education **NEW** (addition to original 2009 indicator framework)
September 14, 2012 Indicator I-6: Credits Earned by Graduating High School Seniors
Indicator IV-3: State Humanities Council Revenues
August 23, 2012 Indicator II-14: Humanities Degree Completions: An International Comparison
August 23, 2012 Indicator V-13: Historic Site Visits
July 13, 2012 Indicator V-3: Book Reading
June 15, 2012 Indicator V-14: Art Museum Attendance
April 30, 2012 Indicator V-5: Multilingualism
April 20, 2012 Indicator II-7: Postsecondary Course-Taking in Languages Other than English (OTE)
March 28, 2012 Indicator II-21: Philosophy Degree Completions **NEW** (addition to original 2009 indicator framework)
March 23, 2012 Indicator IV-10: Research and Development Expenditures at Colleges and Universities
March 22, 2012 Indicator II-16: Paying for Graduate School
March 20, 2012 Indicator III-4: Earnings and Job Satisfaction of Humanities Majors **ENHANCEMENT** (augmented with analyses not included in original 2009 version of this indicator)
February 8, 2012 Indicator I-5: Performance on SAT Verbal/Critical Reading and Writing Exams
January 18, 2012 Indicator II-15: Years to Attainment of a Humanities Doctorate
December 6, 2011 Indicator V-2: Reading to Young Children by Family Members
November 28, 2011 Indicator I-9: Qualifications of Humanities Teachers
November 25, 2011 Indicator III-3: Occupations of College Graduates Who Majored in Humanities Disciplines
August 31, 2011 Indicator III-1: Humanities-Related Employment
August 15, 2011 Indicator I-3: Knowledge of U.S. History
August 12, 2011 Indicator I-4: Knowledge of Civics
June 10, 2011 Indicator I-1: Reading Competency among School-Age Children
Indicator III-5: Undergraduate Humanities Majors and the Professions
Indicator V-15: Public Attitudes toward Literature
April 6, 2011 Indicator II-18: English Language and Literature Degree Completions
Indicator II-19: History Degree Completions
Indicator II-20: Degree Completions in Languages and Literatures Other than English
March 25, 2011 Indicator II-1: Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-10: Advanced Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-17: Attrition in Graduate Programs **ENHANCEMENT** (augmented with analyses not included in original 2009 version of this indicator)
January 13, 2011 Indicator I-10: Demographic Characteristics of Humanities Teachers
Indicator I-11: Humanities Teachers’ Earnings
Indicator I-12: Job Satisfaction of Humanities Teachers
August 5, 2010 Indicator I-6: Credits Earned by Graduating High School Seniors
Indicator I-7: Language Course Enrollment in High Schools
Indicator I-8: Advanced Placement Exams Taken in the Humanities
Indicator I-9: Qualifications of Humanities Teachers
July 28, 2010 Indicator III-6: Job Status of Humanities Ph.D.’s at Time of Graduation
Indicator IV-5: State Funding for Higher Education
Indicator IV-10: Research and Development Expenditures at Colleges & Universities
June 25, 2010 Indicator I-1: Reading Competency among School-Age Children **ENHANCEMENT** (augmented with analyses not included in original 2009 version of this indicator)
Indicator I-2: Writing Proficiency
Indicator I-3: Knowledge of U.S. History
Indicator I-4: Knowledge of Civics
Indicator I-5: Performance on SAT Verbal/Critical Reading and Writing Exams
June 16, 2010 Indicator IV-4: State Library Agencies
April 8, 2010 Indicator II-18: English Language and Literature Degree Completions
Indicator II-19: History Degree Completions
Indicator II-20: Degree Completions in Languages and Literatures Other than English
April 2, 2010 Indicator II-13: Gender Distribution of Advanced Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-14: Humanities Degree Completions: An International Comparison
Indicator II-15: Time Spent in Graduate School
Indicator II-16: Paying for Graduate School
Indicator II-17: Attrition in Graduate Programs
March 16, 2010 Indicator II-10: Advanced Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-12: Racial/Ethnic Distribution of Advanced Degrees in the Humanities
March 12, 2010 Indicator II-1: Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-8: Humanities Students’ Scores on the Graduate Record Exam
Indicator II-9: GRE English Literature Subject Test Scores
March 9, 2010 Indicator II-4: Racial/Ethnic Distribution of Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-5: Gender Distribution of Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities
March 4, 2010 Indicator II-2: Disciplinary Distribution of Undergraduate Degrees in the Humanities
Indicator II-3: Institutional Distribution of Undergraduate Humanities Degrees
Indicator II-11: Disciplinary Distribution of Advanced Degrees in the Humanities
December 11, 2009 Indicator I-9: Qualifications of Humanities Teachers
Indicator II-7: Postsecondary Course-Taking in Languages Other than English OTE
Indicator V-1: Adult Literacy
  
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