ASU: The U.S. Senate confirms ASU professor Maria Rosario Jackson as the 13th chair of the National Endowment for the Arts

Maria Rosario Jackson is a tenured Institute Professor in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and holds an appointment in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

For more than 25 years, Maria Rosario Jackson’s work has focused on understanding and elevating arts, culture, and design as critical elements of healthy communities.

Jackson is the first African American and Mexican American to lead the National Endowment for the Arts.