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Sheldon Hackney to Resign as of August 1, 1997

April 21, 1997--Sheldon Hackney, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, today announced that he will resign from the NEH as of August 1, 1997. He will have completed a four-year term, which he began as chairman on August 4, 1993.

Dr. Hackney will return to the University of Pennsylvania for the fall semester of 1997.

While at the NEH, Dr. Hackney moved the agency forward in a number of areas, including the following:

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