Marsha White Warren

Marsha White Warren

On Friday, October 16, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, Marsha White Warren accepted the North Carolina Humanities Council’s highest honor, the John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. Warren received the award for her life of advocacy for the public humanities across North Carolina.

A charter member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network in 1985, Warren was the executive director from 1987 to 1996. She served as executive director of The Paul Green Foundation from 1991 to 2005 and is currently its literary executor. Warren sits on the boards of the North Carolina Freedom Monument and the Weymouth Center for the
Arts & Humanities. With Sam Ragan, Warren developed the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame and currently serves on its administrative team. Read more.

Marsha Warren's Caldwell Award Acceptance Speech

Reginald Hildebrand's Caldwell Lecture in the Humanities