For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 2, 2003
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual to serve in his administration:
The President intends to nominate Robert Lerner of Maryland, to be Commissioner of Education Statistics, Department of Education, for a term expiring June 21, 2009. He is currently a Partner with Lerner and Nagai Quantitative Consulting, a social science research firm. From 1996 until 1997, Mr. Lerner served as Faculty Associate for the Department of Health Policy and Management at The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. Prior to this position he served as Senior Research Associate and Assistant Director for the Center for the Study of Social and Political Change at Smith College. Earlier in his career Mr. Lerner served as Instructor and Assistant Professor for the Department of Public Administration at Syracuse University. He earned his bachelor's degree from Oberlin College, and his master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.