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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 25, 2001

President to Nominate Director of Office of Science and Technology and Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate two individuals to serve in his administration.

The President intends to nominate John H. Marburger, III to Director of the Office of Science and Technology. He is currently the Director of the U.S. Department of Energys Brookhaven National Laboratory and President of Brookhaven Science Associates. He is presently on a leave of absence from the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he served as President and Professor from 1980 to 1994 and as a University Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering from 1994 to 1997. Marburger served as the Dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California from 1976 to 1980. He has been a member of numerous professional, civic and philanthropic organizations including the Universities Research Association, the Advisory Committee to the New York State Senate Committee on Higher Education and the Board of Directors of the Museums at Stony Brook. He is a graduate of Princeton University and received a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University.

The President intends to nominate Gerald Reynolds to be Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights. He has served since 1998 as Senior Regulatory Counsel at Kansas City Power and Light. From 1997 to 1998, he was President and Legal Counsel for the Center for New Black Leadership and continues to sit on the Board of Directors. Reynolds served as a Legal Analyst for the Center for Equal Opportunity from 1995 to 1997. He is a graduate of the City University of New York at York College and received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law.


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