Patty Limerick(Photo: CU-Boulder)
DENVER (AP) - Gov. John Hickenlooper has picked University of Colorado professor Patty Limerick to serve as the new state historian.
The appointment, announced Monday, is part of a new collaboration between the university and the organization that runs the state history museum, History Colorado.
Limerick co-founded the Center of the American West at CU and will continue to serve as its faculty director as well as a professor at the university.
She replaces Bill Convery, who left the job in August.
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