February 13, 2009
Humanities Endowment Should Get Back to Basics, Scholars Say
Academics hope the agency will support more individual projects under the Obama administration
Clement A. Price, a member of the Obama transition team's committee on the arts, spent several days in December walking the halls of the National Endowment for the Humanities, interviewing program officers and generally taking the temperature of the place.
It was an interesting moment to visit. Not only was a new president preparing to take office, but the endowment was about to lose