Nomination of Warren J. Baker To Be a Member of the National Science Board


April 22, 1988


The President today announced his intention to nominate Warren J. Baker to be a member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 1994. This is a reappointment.


Since 1979 Mr. Baker has been president of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA. Prior to this, he was a professor and vice president of academic affairs at the University of Detroit, 1976 - 1979; assistant professor of civil engineering, 1966 - 1967; and associate professor, 1967.


Mr. Baker graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.S., 1960; M.S., 1962) and the University of New Mexico (Ph.D., 1966). He was born September 5, 1938, in Fitchburg, MA. Mr. Baker is married, has four children, and currently resides in San Luis Obispo.