On November 2, President Barack Obama announced the appointment of 25 individuals to the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. Among the president's selections for this prestigious organization was Thom Mayne, FAIA, founder of Morphosis Architects and 2005 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate. Read the news from The Los Angeles Timeshere or download the press release about the announcement, including biographies of the 24 other appointees, here (PDF).