Appointment of Franmarie Kennedy-Keel as Deputy Assistant to the President
for Policy Development
October 27, 1988
President today announced his intention to appoint Franmarie
Kennedy-Keel to be Deputy Assistant to the President for Policy Development.
She would succeed Gary L. Bauer.
1987, Dr. Kennedy-Keel has been at the U.S. Mission to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, as the wife of the
Permanent Representative. While in Brussels, she advised and
consulted on educational issues. Prior to this, she served as chief of staff to
the Under Secretary of Education. Since 1983, Dr. Kennedy-Keel has held various
posts at the Department of Education.
Franmarie Kennedy-Keel graduated from the University of Maryland (A.A., 1969), Johnson
and Wales College (B.A., 1972), Central Michigan University (M.A., 1976), and the American University Business School (Ph.D., 1983). She was
born February 6, 1948; is married to Alton
Gold Keel, Jr.; and resides in Washington, DC.