Neil Nakadate Elected President of Humanities Iowa Board of Directors
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The University Professor of English at Iowa State University, Dr. Neil Nakadate, was elected president of the Humanities Iowa board of directors during the group’s recent meeting in Ames.
Humanities Iowa is the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and serves more than 70,000 Iowans with humanities programming and projects totaling more than $1.5 million. At the Ames board meeting, HI awarded $160,036 in grants to 17 different organizations around the state.
The mission of Humanities Iowa is to promote understanding and appreciation of the people, communities, cultures, and stories of importance to Iowa and the nation.