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Nominations & Appointments, September 3, 1982

Reappointment of Five Members of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education

September 3, 1982

The President today announced his intention to reappoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education for a term expiring July 10, 1985:

Joyce Lee Gorringe

Nancy H. Hill

Kathleen McCullough

Michael Marino

Mary Elizabeth Strother

These individuals were originally appointed to the Council on January 19, 1982.


Appointment of Walter B. Wriston as Chairman of the President's Economic Policy Advisory Board

September 3, 1982

The President today appointed Walter B. Wriston as Chairman of the President's Economic Policy Advisory Board. He will succeed George P. Shultz.

Mr. Wriston is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Citicorp. He has been a member of the President's Economic Policy Advisory Board since its creation in February 1981.

Mr. Wriston has served with Citicorp and its chief subsidiary, Citibank, since 1946. He was named an assistant vice president of Citibank in 1952, a senior vice president in 1958, and executive vice president in 1960. He became president of Citibank in 1967 and was named president of Citicorp when it was formed in 1968. He assumed his present position with Citicorp in 1970.

He is director of six corporations and a member of several business and civic organizations. He is chairman of the Business Council, director of the Economic Council of New York, a member of the Advisory Committee on Reform of the International Monetary System, and a trustee of the American Enterprise Institute.

Mr. Wriston received a B.A. degree from Wesleyan University and an M.A. degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.


Nomination of Charles L. Heatherly To Be a Deputy Under Secretary of Education

September 3, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles L. Heatherly to be Deputy Under Secretary for Management, Department of Education. He would succeed Kent Lloyd.

Since June 1981 Mr. Heatherly has been executive secretary to the Secretary, Department of Education. Previously he was director of resource bank and director of special projects, The Heritage Foundation, in 1979 - 1981; director of education, National Federation of Independent Business, 1973 - 1979; and western director, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Los Angeles, Calif., in 1969 - 1973.

He graduated from the University of Arizona (B.A., 1965) and Claremont Graduate School and University Center (M.A., 1975). He is married, has three children, and resides in Springfield, Va. Mr. Heatherly was born June 6, 1942, in Elizabethton, Tenn.