March 30, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Edwin J. Feulner, Jr., as a consultant to the White House. He will work with the Cabinet and the White House staff to coordinate the administration's domestic agenda.

Dr. Feulner is the president of the Heritage Foundation, a Washington-based public policy research institution. He will continue in that position. Dr. Feulner serves as the Chairman of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. Dr. Feulner served as a consultant to White House Counsellor Edwin Meese and as an adviser to other government departments and agencies. He is a former member of the President's Commission on White House Fellows, 1981 - 1983, and of the Carlucci commission on foreign aid, 1983.

Dr. Feulner has studied at the University of Edinburgh (Ph.D.), the London School of Economics (Richard M. Weaver Fellow), the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (M.B.A.), Georgetown University, and Regis College (B.S.). He has received honorary degrees from Nichols College, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala, and Hanyang University, Korea.