With 125 years of history, Haskell currently serves the academic needs of 1000 American Indian and Alaska Native students each year. Students can complete AA or BA degrees or prepare to transfer to other colleges and universities. Academic areas include education, American Indian studies, business administration, and environmental science. Haskell integrates American Indian/Alaska Native culture into all its curricula and extracurricular activities.
This report describes the state of the early Haskell Institute, a boarding school for the education of American Indian children. It describes the function of the school, the setting in Lawrence, Kansas and the need for appropriation to complete the institute.