Jennifer H. Scripps, via dallascitynews.net

Jennifer H. Scripps, via dallascitynews.net

Ursuline grads, rejoice! The city’s new Director of the Office of Cultural Affairs is one of you. Her name is Jennifer H. Scripps and The Dallas Morning News says, she “most recently served as the vice president of revenue operations for the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.”

According to dallascitynews.net, City Manager A.C. Gonzalez wrote a memo saying, “[Scripps’] initial focus will be to lead development of a new strategic plan to guide the City’s investments in arts and cultural offerings throughout Dallas, promote sustainability in arts organizations and facilities, as well as demonstrate the value of the arts in Dallas – as a dynamic piece of Dallas life, as key to PK-12 education and lifelong learning, and, most importantly, as a vital economic engine.”

Our local councilwoman, Jennifer Staubach Gates, seems psyched about the appointment. Here’s what she tweeted the day news broke:


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