“Tenure, Promotion, and the Publicly Engaged Academic Historian,” a report offering best practices for evaluating public history scholarship in history departments, was adopted by the OAH, NCPH, and AHA.
rticle By: Debbie Ann Doyle
On June 3, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Jim Leach, former Republican congressman from Iowa, as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Jessica Irons, director of the National Humanities Alliance (of which the AHA is a founding member), reports that an acting chair has been named for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and that the Republicans have named a new co-chair to the Congressional Humanities Caucus.
Article By: Robert B. Townsend
President George W. Bush awarded the 2008 National Humanities Medals and National Medals of Arts at the White House this past Monday, November 17, 2008. Several historians were among the recipients of these prestigious awards given out by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
Article By: David Darlington