Ben Chandler to Lead Kentucky Humanities Council

May 10, 2013

The Kentucky Humanities Council has named former Congressman Ben Chandler as its new executive director. The non-profit group is not affiliated with the state, but works closely with state tourism and arts organizations. It is affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Chandler will officially start July 1. Current executive director Virginia G. Carter will retire in August.

Chandler served nine years in Congress, representing Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District.