Nominations, April 23, 1982

Nomination of Robert Anderson To Be United States Ambassador to the Dominican Republic

April 23, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert Anderson to be Ambassador to the Dominican Republic. He would succeed Robert L. Yost.

Mr. Anderson served in the United States Army as first lieutenant in 1943 - 1946. He began his Foreign Service career in 1946 as transport officer in Shanghai. He was political officer in Nanking from 1947 - 1949 and served on temporary duty in the Department from 1949 - 1950. He was principal officer in Chiengmai (1950 - 1951), political officer in Bangkok (1951 - 1952) and in New Delhi (1953 - 1955). In the Department he was the Ceylon desk officer in the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs (1955 - 1957), and staff assistant in the Bureau of Public Affairs (1957 - 1959). He was chief of the reports section in Bordeaux (1959 - 1961), commercial policy officer in Paris (1961), and special assistant to the Ambassador in Paris (1962 - 1963). In the Department he was Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of State (1963 - 1965), Deputy Director of the Office of Western European Affairs (1965 - 1966), and Country Director of France and Benelux (1966 - 1968). In 1968 - 1972, he was counselor for political affairs in Paris. He was Ambassador to Dahomey (now, People's Republic of Benin) in 1972 - 1974. In the Department he was Special Assistant for Press Relations to the Secretary of State and spokesman for the Department of State from 1974 - 1976. He was Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco in 1976 - 1978, and since 1978 he has been Special Assistant for International Affairs to the Commander in Chief of Atlantic and Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.

Mr. Anderson graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1944). He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born January 6, 1922.

Nomination of Edward N. Brandt, Jr., To Be United States Representative on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization

April 23, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward N. Brandt, Jr., to be Representative of the United States on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization. He would succeed Dr. S. Paul Ehrlich, Jr.

Since May 1981, Dr. Brandt has been serving as Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services. He was vice chancellor for health affairs for the University of Texas in Austin in 1977 - 1981. He was executive dean of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1970 - 1977. He also served as professor in the university's departments of preventive medicine and family medicine in 1970 - 1977. In 1962 - 1970, Dr. Brandt was with the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, first as director of the medical research computer and later as associate dean.

Dr. Brandt graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.S., 1954), Oklahoma State University (M.S., 1955), the University of Oklahoma Medical Center (M.D., 1960; Ph. D., 1963). He is married, has three children, and resides in Austin, Tex. He was born July 3, 1933.

Nomination of Six Members of the National Council on the Humanities

April 23, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Council on the Humanities, National Foundation for the Humanities, for terms expiring January 26, 1988.

Rita Ricardo-Campbell is senior fellow, Hoover Institution, in Stanford, Calif. She resides in Los Altos Hills, Calif., and was born March 16, 1920. She would succeed Nancy Davies.

A. Lawrence Chickering is currently executive director of the Institute for Contemporary Studies in San Francisco, Calif. He resides in San Francisco and was born February 3, 1941. He would succeed Richard Wall Lyman.

Dr. Jeffrey Hart is a professor of English literature at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. He resides in Lyme, N.H., and was born February 24, 1930. He would succeed Jay Gordon Hall.

Gertrude Himmelfarb is currently chairman and professor of the department of history at City University in New York, N.Y. She resides in New York City and was born August 8, 1922. She would succeed Marian B. Javits.

James Clayburn La Force, Jr., is currently dean of the graduate school of management at the University of California in Los Angeles. He resides in Los Angeles and was born December 28, 1928. He would succeed Dave Warren.

Dr. Peter J. Stanlis is a professor of English at Rockford College in Rockford, Ill. He resides in Rockford and was born August 19, 1919. He would succeed John Walton Wolfe.