Julie Mulvihill

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Executive Director, Kansas Humanities Council

Julie Mulvihill has been the Executive Director of the Kansas Humanities Council since 2007, and has served as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Federation of State Humanities Councils since 2011. Under Mulvihill’s leadership, the public humanities are flourishing in Kansas. In 2014, KHC supported 804 humanities events in 114 Kansas communities. These included projects supported by grants, book discussions, speakers in history, poetry presentations, readers theater events, and others. To reach these impressive numbers, KHC partnered with 204 organizations and reached nearly half a million Kansans. Mulvihill is known for her expert focus on the power of stories in her leadership of KHC.