CHICAGO – The Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) Board of Directors will hold its winter board meeting at the Loyola University Museum of Art (820 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago) on Friday, September 30, 2011. The Board will convene at 10:30 AM. The meeting agenda will include a review of current programs and FY2012 budget, along with a discussion of institutional advancement and a presentation by current IHC grantees.
Currently, 34 members comprise the Illinois Humanities Council Board of Directors. They are:
Alton B. Harris (Chicago), Chair; Danielle S. Allen (Princeton, NJ); H.O. Brownback (Ashland); Matti Bunzl (Urbana); Michelle L. Collins (Chicago); Marvin J. Dickman (Highland Park); Michael C. Dorf (Chicago), Treasurer; Deborah S. Epstein (Chicago), Vice Chair; Maria L. Finitzo (Wilmette); Adam P. Green (Skokie); Joel F. Henning (Chicago); J. Paul Hunter (Chicago); Falona Joy (Chicago); Thomas E. Kallen (Chicago); Gary Koch (Springfield); Greg Koos (Bloomington); Dwight A. McBride (Evanston); Grayson Mitchell (Chicago); Anita Nagler (Chicago), Secretary; James M. Newcomb (Wilmette); Diane L. Nyhammer (Harvard); Thomas C. Pavlik (Springfield); John H. Peterson (Chicago); Gregory N. Petrowich (Carbondale); Robert P. Scales (Winnetka); Gerald D. Skoning (Chicago); Arthur M. Sussman (Chicago); Roger L. Taylor (Ellisville); David E. Thigpen (Chicago); Nancy Tom (Chicago); Maria d. Torres (Chicago); Kay Torshen (Chicago); George Van Dusen (Skokie); Theodore G. Zervas (Chicago).
The IHC accepts public nominations for new Board members throughout the year. For more information about the IHC, call (312) 422-5580 or visit www.prairie.org.
The Illinois Humanities Council is a nonprofit educational organization [501 (c) 3] dedicated to fostering a culture in which the humanities are a vital part of the lives of individuals and communities. Organized in 1973 as the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the IHC creates programs and funds organizations that promote greater understanding of, appreciation for, and involvement in the humanities by all Illinoisans, regardless of their economic resources, cultural background, or geographic location. The IHC is supported by state, federal, and private funds.
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