Shelly Lowe

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Shelly Lowe
Shelly C. Lowe, NEH Chair.jpg
Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities
Assumed office
February 14, 2022
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byJon Parrish Peede
Member of the National Endowment for the Humanities
Assumed office
2015
PresidentBarack Obama
Donald Trump
Joe Biden
Personal details
Born1974/1975 (age 47–48)
Ganado, Arizona, U.S.
EducationUniversity of Arizona (BA, MA)

Shelly C. Lowe (born 1974/1975) is an American academic administrator. She is the chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities since 2022 under the Joe Biden administration. She was a member of the endowment since 2015, after being nominated by President Barack Obama.[1] Lowe is the first Native American to be chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. McGlone, Peggy (25 February 2022). "First Native American to lead National Endowment for the Humanities says the agency can strengthen democracy". Washington Post. Retrieved 16 March 2022.
  2. Shepherd, Becca; Hopkins, John Christian (11 February 2022). "Navajo Nation Member Shelly Lowe to be Appointed to Lead National Endowment for the Humanities". Lake Powell Life. Retrieved 16 March 2022.