Public Papers - 1990
Nomination of James F. Blumstein To Be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
The President today announced his intention to nominate James F. Blumstein to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget. He would succeed S. Jay Plager.
Mr. Blumstein serves as a professor of law at Vanderbilt University School of Law in Nashville, TN. Prior to this, he served as the John M. Olin Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1989; senior fellow at the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies, adjunct professor of health law at Dartmouth Medical School, and special adviser to the chancellor for academic affairs at Vanderbilt University, 1984 - 1985; visiting associate professor of law and policy sciences at Duke Law School and Duke Institute of Policy Sciences and Public Affairs, 1974 - 1975; and director of the Vanderbilt Urban and Regional Development Center, 1972 - 1974.
Mr. Blumstein graduated from Yale College (B.A., 1966), Yale University (M.A., 1970), and Yale Law School (LL.B., 1970). He was born April 24, 1945, in Brooklyn, NY. Mr. Blumstein is married and resides in Nashville, TN.