Shelly C. Lowe Confirmed as Chair of the National Endowment Humanities

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The United States Senate voted to confirm Shelly C. Lowe as the twelfth Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The White House is expected to make the official appointment in the coming days and Lowe will begin her appointment shortly thereafter. Lowe is the first Native American selected to lead the federal cultural agency, and second woman.

See Lowe’s statement on her confirmation.

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