Appointment of Carolynn Reid-Wallace as a Member of the National Council
on the Humanities
October 26, 1987
President today announced his intention to appoint Carolynn
Reid-Wallace to be a member of the National Council on the Humanities, National
Foundation on the Arts and Humanities, for a term expiring January
She would succeed Samuel DuBois Cook.
1982 Mrs. Reid-Wallace has been the Assistant Director, Division of Education
Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, DC. Prior to this, she was
the director for the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher
Education Clearinghouse, Washington, DC, 1981 - 1982; director
of NAFEO/NEH humanities program, 1979 - 1980. Mrs. Reid-Wallace was acting
chief executive of Bowie State College, 1977 - 1978; dean of the college and
vice president for academic affairs, 1976 - 1978.
Reid-Wallace graduated from Fisk University (B.A., 1964), Adelphi University (M.A., 1965), and George Washington University (Ph.D., 1980). Mrs.
Reid-Wallace was born June 26, 1942, in Williamsburg, VA. She is widowed, has one
child, and resides in Washington, DC.