National Council on the Humanities to Meet May 22-23

The National Council on the Humanities will meet in Washington, DC on May 22-23, 2008. The meeting will be held in the Old Post Office Building, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. A portion of the morning and afternoon sessions on May 22-23, 2008, will not be open to the public.

The agenda for the sessions on May 22, 2008 will be as follows:
Committee Meetings

(Open to the Public)

Policy Discussion

9-10:30 a.m.
Challenge Grants and Education Programs–Room M-07
Federal/State Partnership–Room 510A
Preservation and Access–Room 415
Public Programs–Room 421
Research Programs–Room 315

(Closed to the Public)

Discussion of Specific Grant Applications and Programs Before the
Council

10:30 a.m. until adjourned
Challenge Grants and Education Programs–Room M-07
Federal/State Partnership–Room 510A
Preservation and Access–Room 415
Public Programs–Room 421
Research Programs–Room 315

2-3 p.m.
Jefferson Lecture–Room 527

The morning session of the meeting on May 23, 2008 will convene at
9 a.m., in the first floor Council Room M-09, and will be open to the
public, as set out below. The agenda for the morning session will be as
follows:

A. Minutes of the Previous Meeting
B. Reports
1. Introductory Remarks
2. Staff Report
3. Congressional Report
4. Budget Report
5. Reports on Policy and General Matters
a. Challenge Grants
b. Education Programs
c. Federal/State Partnership
d. Preservation and Access
e. Public Programs
f. Research Programs
g. Jefferson Lecture

The remainder of the proposed meeting will be given to the
consideration of specific applications and will be closed to the public
for the reasons stated above.

Further information about this meeting can be obtained from Heather
C. Gottry, Acting Advisory Committee Management Officer, National
Endowment for the Humanities, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20506, or by calling (202) 606-8322, TDD (202) 606-8282.

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