Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Reginald Bartholomew While Serving at the Department of State

November 9, 1982

The President today announced his intention to accord Reginald Bartholomew, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, the personal rank of Ambassador in his capacity as Special Adviser to the Secretary of State and United States Special Negotiator for United States-Greek Security Negotiations.

In 1961 - 1964, Mr. Bartholomew was an instructor in social science at the University of Chicago, and in government at Wesleyan University in 1964 - 1968. He was with the Department of Defense in Washington, D.C., as Assistant Deputy Director for European Strategic Nuclear Affairs (1968 - 1972) and Director of Policy Plans for National Security Council Affairs and the Task Force on Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (1973 - 1974). In 1974 he joined the Department of State as Deputy Director of the Policy Planning Staff. He was Deputy Director (1979) and Director (1979 - 1981) of the Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs. In 1977 - 1979, he was on detail to the National Security Council at the White House. He was Special Cyprus Coordinator, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, in the Department in 1981 - 1982. Since 1982 he has been Special Adviser to the Secretary of State and United States Special Negotiator for United States-Greek Security Negotiations.

Mr. Bartholomew graduated from Dartmouth College (B.A., 1958) and the University of Chicago (M.A., 1960). His foreign languages are French, German, and Italian. He is married, has four children, and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born February 17, 1936, in Portland, Maine.