According to SUNY OneontaCynthia G. Falk, a Professor of Material Culture through SUNY Oneonta's Cooperstown Graduate Program, has been appointed to the National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board. As part of the committee, Falk will review nominations for National Historic Landmarks and make recommendations to the board after assisting in the evaluation of the adequacy of the nominations and the proposed boundaries, and deciding whether the properties being considered meet criteria for national significance and historic integrity. The committee’s findings are presented to the board and then the board votes on whether to recommend designation by the Secretary of the Interior.