The President today announced his intention to nominate Lynne Vincent Cheney to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term of 4 years. This is a reappointment.
Since 1986 Dr. Cheney has served as the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, DC. Prior to this she served as senior editor for Washingtonian magazine.
Dr. Cheney graduated from Colorado College (B.A., 1962; M.A., 1964) and the University of Wisconsin (Ph.D., 1970). She was born August 14, 1941 in Casper, WY. Dr. Cheney is married to Richard B. Cheney, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA.