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President Bush nominates TWU professor to NEH council
President George W. Bush recently nominated Dr. Robert S.
Martin, a professor of library science at Texas Woman’s
University, as a member of the National Council on the Humanities
for a term expiring Jan. 26, 2012. The nomination requires
approval by the U.S. Senate.
Dr. Martin, the
Lillian Bradshaw Endowed Chair in Library Science at TWU,
previously served in the Bush administration as director of
the Institute of Museum and Library Services from 2001-05.
Dr. Martin was the first librarian to serve as director of
the institute, a federal grant-making agency dedicated to
helping the nation’s museums and libraries serve their
The National Endowment
for the Humanities is an independent grant-making agency of
the United States government dedicated to supporting research,
education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.
For more information on the agency, visit www.neh.gov.
Tel: (940) 898-3456