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President Bush nominates TWU professor to NEH council



DENTON — 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 communities.

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.


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