March 31, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr., to be a member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships for the remainder of the term expiring September 22, 1989. He would succeed Brigitte Berger.

Dr. Mansfield is currently professor of government at Harvard University. Previously he served as chairman, department of government, Harvard University, 1973 - 1977. Dr. Mansfield served in the U.S. Army, 1954 - 1956.

Dr. Mansfield graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1953, and Ph.D., 1961). He was a Fulbright fellow, Harvard (1961). Dr. Mansfield is married and has three children. He was born in New Haven, CT, in 1932, and resides in Cambridge, MA.