Kentucky Humanities Council http://wkms.org en MSU’s Bolin Elected to Humanities Council Board http://wkms.org/post/msu-s-bolin-elected-humanities-council-board <p>Murray State history professor Dr. James Duane Bolin has been elected to the Kentucky Humanities Council Board of Directors.&nbsp; He will serve one three-year term with the option of a second.&nbsp; The KHC is an independent, nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities. It promotes Kentucky’s culture, heritage, arts and tourism.&nbsp; Fri, 02 May 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Todd Hatton 40292 at http://wkms.org MSU’s Bolin Elected to Humanities Council Board New Executive Director KY Humanities Council visits MSU http://wkms.org/post/new-executive-director-ky-humanities-council-visits-msu <p>Former Kentucky Attorney General and U.S. Representative for the Sixth District of the Commonwealth, Ben Chandler is now Executive Director of the Kentucky Humanities Council. His visit to western Kentucky coincides with Chautauqua performances in Hopkinsville schools and a two-part program at Lake Barkley State Resort Park Friday. We learn more with Kate Lochte.</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:28:36 +0000 Kate Lochte 35175 at http://wkms.org New Executive Director KY Humanities Council visits MSU How Community Groups Can Book Speakers for Events http://wkms.org/post/how-community-groups-can-book-speakers-events <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Constance Alexander, Kentucky Humanities Council presenter and Murray State TQI Faculty Scholar and poet, on how community groups can book speakers for events. They talk about the Kentucky Humanities Council and how Constance became involved and one of her topics, "Connecting People and Place," about the people who used to live in and around what is now the general&nbsp;LBL area. They also talk about memories of WWII and its impact on society.</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:13:03 +0000 Kate Lochte 33785 at http://wkms.org How Community Groups Can Book Speakers for Events Ben Chandler to Lead Kentucky Humanities Council, Doesn't Rule Out Return to Politics http://wkms.org/post/ben-chandler-lead-kentucky-humanities-council-doesnt-rule-out-return-politics <p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">Former Congressman Ben Chandler will be the new executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council. &nbsp;</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">The non-profit group is not affiliated with the state, but works closely with state tourism and arts organizations. It is affiliated with the&nbsp;National Endowment for the Humanities.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px"><em>"Well when I found out that [current director] Virginia Carter was retiring I actually sought out the position because it was a wonderful, unique opportunity for me to do the thing that I love, which is to promote my state, promote the culture, the tradition, the history, the people of the Commonwealth of Kentucky," he says. </em> Fri, 10 May 2013 19:39:41 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 31610 at http://wkms.org Ben Chandler to Lead Kentucky Humanities Council, Doesn't Rule Out Return to Politics