Colleen Shogan

Colleen Shogan, the first woman to be appointed as Archivist of the United States, speaks at her ceremonial swearing-in at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 11, 2023. (Photo courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration)

Pennsylvanian sworn in as the first woman to serve as U.S. Archivist

BY: - September 14, 2023

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania native Colleen Shogan was sworn in as the 11th Archivist of the United States on Monday, marking the first time a woman has been appointed to oversee billions of the nation’s records and artifacts since the role was created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath to […]