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NEH chair to speak, Oct. 10

Bruce Cole, chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will deliver a talk on "American Ideals and National Memory" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in 104 Computer Science Building.

A scholar of Renaissance art, Cole was named the eighth chair of the grant-making agency by President Bush in 2001. Under his leadership, the NEH has increased its budget for research, preservation, education and public programs on American history and culture.

Prior to joining NEH, Cole was a Distinguished Professor of Art History and professor of comparative literature at Indiana University.

The lecture is sponsored by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions as part of its "America's Founding and Future" series.

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