A statement by Hunter Rawlings, President of the Association of American Universities
(AAU), on the deep cut proposed for the National Endowment for the
Humanities in the FY15 appropriations bill approved July 9 by the House
Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related
1 Remarks on the Humanities at Carnegie Mellon University Hunter Rawlings April 21, 2014 I begin with a parable. Ancient Greek culture until the late 5th century B.C. was an almost entirely oral culture. By that I mean what we call literature, history, philosophy, drama, science, almost all knowledge, was transmitted o
National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jim Leech in a speech to the College Art Association on February 9 that his agency recognizes the case for trimming federal spending, but is deeply concerned at proposals to totally eliminate federal cultural institutions like NEH and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Mark Warner (D-VA) ask the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to conduct a study of the state of humanistic and social scientific scholarship and education.
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