WSU professor named to help oversee grants for historic sites

TOPEKA – The governor has appointed Wichita State University professor Jay Price to the board that oversees grant funding for historic places.

Price is the director of the public history program at WSU, where he teaches courses in American cultural and social history. He is also on the Kansas Humanities Council board.

Gov. Mark Parkinson also reappointed Nancy Horst of Winfield and Daniel Sabatini of  Lawrence  to the board.

The State Historic Sites Board of Review considers applications for grant funding and nominations to the National Register of Historic Places and the Register of Historic Kansas Places.