Bro Adams, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Meet the new NEH Chairman

Watch a video greeting from William "Bro" Adams, new chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
Median number of college credits earned by 2008 graduates in humanities and STEM

Humanities on Campus

A Humanities Indicators study examines data on college students' course-taking habits in humanities and STEM fields
Woman demonstrates the meaning of the Nahuat name for a burr plant

Documenting Endangered Languages

NEH and NSF award more than $4 million to preserve nearly 40 languages in danger of extinction
Poverty Point, aerial photo

Poverty Point

NEH grant enables preservation of artifacts from prehistoric World Heritage site in Louisiana
Diane Rehm awarded a National Humanities Medal

2013 National Humanities Medals

Nine individuals and one organization honored at the White House National Humanities Medals award ceremony

NEH Matters

We serve and strengthen our Nation through support for the humanities.

NEH Veterans

An Endowment-wide initiative to promote understanding of the military experience and to support returning veterans.

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Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Humanities Magazine

The Magazine
of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Photo of U.S. troops preparing to cross English Channel on D-Day