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March 28, 2017

Statement by the Board of Trustees of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

 

Dr. Laura Skandera Trombley is the newest recipient of the Louis J. Budd Award, awarded for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Twain Scholarship. She will immediately commence her next book-length study of Mark Twain. Giving priority to her scholarship, she has stepped down as President of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. 

 

“We wish Laura well in all her future endeavors and scholarship and appreciate all her fine efforts on behalf of The Huntington,” said Anne Rothenberg, chair of the Board of Trustees.

 

Dr. Steve Hindle, W.M. Keck Foundation Director of Research at The Huntington, has been named acting president as a search for a new president gets underway.

 

Dr. Skandera Trombley will serve as an advisor to the Board of Trustees of The Huntington and has been engaged as a consultant to the Schiff Foundation and the Libra Foundation.

 

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