Constance Carroll, chancellor of the San Diego Community College District, selected to serve on National Council on the Humanities
San Diego Union Tribune
December 9, 2010
Constance Carroll, chancellor of the San Diego Community College District, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the National Council on the Humanities.
The council serves as an advisory panel to the National Endowment for the Humanities, a grant-making arm of government with a $160 million budget.
“I am very honored to be have been nominated by President Obama,” said Carroll, whose appointment must be confirmed by the Senate. “He is someone I admire greatly. I am honored by his confidence in me.”
Carroll’s is one of three nominations to the 26-member council announced by the White House late Tuesday.
The others are Albert Beveridge, general counsel to the American Historical Association and a distinguished historian in residence at American University in Washington, D.C., and Cathy Davidson, an English and humanities professor at Duke University and a former president of the American Studies Association.