November 17, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Leslie Lenkowsky to be Deputy Director of the United States Information Agency. He would succeed Gilbert A. Robinson.

Mr. Lenkowsky is presently serving as director of research for the Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc., in New York, N.Y. Previously he was special consultant to Senator Daniel P. Moynihan in 1977 - 1980; visiting instructor, government department, Franklin & Marshall College in 1976; staff assistant to the secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Harrisburg, in 1975 - 1976; teaching assistant at Harvard University and program assistant for the Office of Economic Opportunity in Washington, D.C. (1971 - 1973).

He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College (A.B., 1968) and is working toward his Ph. D. at Harvard University. He is married, has one child, and resides in New York, N.Y. He was born March 30, 1946, in New York City.