Tom Landrum, executive assistant to UGA President Michael F. Adams, has been selected to serve on the Georgia Humanities Council’s board of directors, effective January 2006. A prominent group of civic, business and academic leaders, the board of directors serves as the governing body for the council.
Landrum is one of seven new board members selected from around the state to serve on the governing board for the GHC. Each member will serve a three-year term and may be nominated to serve a second term.
The Georgia Humanities Council serves the state of Georgia through its projects and grant programs. An independent non-profit organization, the council receives funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the state of Georgia, foundations, corporations and individuals. The council supports educational activities that help Georgians learn about their heritage and stories, thus preparing the state’s citizenry to make decisions for the future.