President Trump nominates Jon Parrish Peede to lead humanities endowment

Jon Parrish Peede has been leading endowment on acting basis. He has expressed interest in the endowment promoting nonfaculty careers in humanities.


House proposal would slash funding for NEH in half, part of broader trend

Bill would halve funding for National Endowment for the Humanities, representing biggest cut in two decades, and rallying advocates.

Trump proposes axing NEA, NEH

For third year in a row, he also seeks to kill National Endowment for the Arts. Congress has rejected those proposals in the past.


NEH chairman steps down as White House renews call for eliminating agency

Humanities leaders had hoped to see William D. Adams, an Obama appointee, finish his term. The agency is among several targeted for elimination by the White House.


Humanities advocates alarmed by reports that Trump's first budget will seek to kill NEH and NEA

Report that first Trump budget will try to kill arts and humanities endowments alarms many academics. Science programs in Energy Department could also face cuts.


NEH seeks to spur humanities Ph.D. training beyond traditional career paths


Can the NEH change the orientation of doctoral programs in the humanities?


Budget concerns spur changes to NEH summer seminars

Following criticism from a politician and facing uncertain funding in the future, the National Endowment for the Humanities drops some international programs.


Ryan Budget Calls for Cuts to Pell Grant, Elimination of NEH

House Republicans unveil their 2015 budget proposal, which calls for a 10-year freeze on the maximum Pell Grant and would eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities. 


Study says colleges pay a price for humanities support


Study suggests that private colleges with many such programs may pay a price in tuition and research revenues.

Anti-Gay 'Flagging' at NEH?

When most scholars have their grant applications rejected by the National Endowment for the Humanities, they shrug. Only a small minority of grants are approved, so there's no way any application can be a sure thing.


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