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Public Papers - 1989

Nomination of Christopher T. Cross To Be an Assistant Secretary of Education

1989-09-20

The President today announced his intention to nominate Christopher T. Cross to be Assistant Secretary for Educational Research and Improvement at the Department of Education. He would succeed Patricia Mayes Hines.

Since 1989 Mr. Cross has served as vice chairman of Macro Systems, Inc., in Silver Spring, MD. Prior to this, he served as a visiting fellow at the Center for Excellence in Government, 1988 - 1989; and as president, 1985 - 1988, and executive vice president, 1983 - 1985, of the University Research Corp. in Bethesda, MD. In addition, he has served as manager of Federal systems at Westinghouse Information Services and Westinghouse Learning Corp., 1980 - 1983; director of the Washington office operations and policy analysis at Abt. Associates, Inc., 1978 - 1980; Republican staff director and senior education consultant for the Committee on Education and Labor in the United States House of Representatives, 1972 - 1978; and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation (Education) in the Office of the Secretary at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1970 - 1973.

Mr. Cross graduated from Whittier College (B.A., 1962) and California State University (M.A., 1970). He was born May 30, 1940, in Lakewood, OH. He is married, has three children, and resides in Chevy Chase, MD.

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