Dr. Jane Chu, a 1979 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, was confirmed today by the U.S. Senate as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. Chu was nominated for the post in February by President Obama.
The White House is expected to make the official appointment in the coming days and Chu will begin her new role shortly thereafter, according to the National Endowment for the Arts.
Henderson, Trennis and Ouachita News Bureau, "U.S. Senate confirms Ouachita alumna Jane Chu as National Endowment for the Arts chairman" (2014). Press Releases. 909.