1995 - 1995

1995 Major Accomplishments

  • Members of the 104th U.S. Congress target NEH for elimination.
  • Massive budget cuts affect NEH, although state councils are largely spared.
  • “In the Thoreau Tradition III.”
  • “Montanans New and Old and the Search for a Workable Future.”
  • First Governor’s Humanities Awards: Ivan Doig, Montana Association of Churches, William Sullivan (KPAX).
  • Margaret Kingsland retires after twenty-two years.
  • Mark Sherouse becomes new Executive Director.
  • “Tribal Voices” reaches all seven Montana reservations.
  • Fellowship program established.