Dr. Colleen Shogan Confirmed by U.S. Senate to Serve as Archivist of the United States
Confirmed, 52-45: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #79 Colleen Joy Shogan to be Archivist of the United States.
— Senate Cloakroom (@SenateCloakroom) May 10, 2023
Here’s the News From NARA: Shogan Confirmed by U.S. Senate as 11th Archivist of the United States
The United States Senate voted today to confirm Dr. Colleen Shogan as the 11th Archivist of the United States. Nominated by President Biden on August 3, 2022, Shogan will begin her tenure as the head of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) next week. She will be the first woman to hold the position permanently, succeeding David S. Ferriero, who retired in April 2022.
Read the Complete Announcement
- Statement From the Society of American Archivists
- Tweet From Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress
- Biden Archivist Nominee Confirmed Following Tensions Over ERA (via Bloomberg Law)
- Biden’s Archivist Nominee is Confirmed (via GovExec)
- Senate Confirms Colleen Shogan as Permanent Head of National Archive (USA Today)
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