Nomination of Two Members of the National Council on the Arts
The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Council on the Arts, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for terms expiring September 9, 1990:
Lloyd George Richards will succeed Maureene Dees. He is dean of the Yale Drama School and presently serves as artistic director of the Yale Repertory and the Eugene O'Neill Theaters. Mr. Richards is married, has two children, and resides in New York City. He was born in Toronto, Canada.
James Nowell Wood will succeed Martin Friedman. He is director of the Art Institute of Chicago. Mr. Wood is also an author on the subject of modern art. He is married, has two children, and resides in Chicago, IL. Mr. Wood was born March 20, 1941, in Boston, MA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Two Members of the National Council on the Arts Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/258988