Conrad to donate Senate papers to George Wash UBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad plans to donate his Senate papers to George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad plans to donate his Senate papers to George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Conrad is an alumnus of the school. He earned a master's degree in business administration at George Washington in 1975.
Conrad and university President Steven Knapp are holding a news conference in Bismarck on Tuesday to announce the donation.
Under the terms of the gift, North Dakotans will have access to the papers through the state Historical Society.
Conrad was first elected to the Senate in 1986. He is leaving at year's end. Conrad is a Democrat and chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
Conrad is a former North Dakota tax commissioner. He was serving in the job when he defeated incumbent Republican Mark Andrews to win his Senate seat.