Appointment of Eugene V. Rostow as a Member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

January 14, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Eugene V. Rostow to be a member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board.

Since June 30, 1981, Mr. Rostow had been serving as Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. From 1976 to 1981, he was Sterling professor of law and public affairs at Yale University Law School. He was visiting professor, Balliol College, Oxford University, in 1970 - 1971. In 1966 - 1969 Mr. Rostow was Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. He was Sterling professor of law and public affairs at Yale University Law School in 1964, dean of Yale Law School in 1955 - 1965, and professor of law at Yale in 1950 - 1954.

Mr. Rostow is currently Chairman, Executive Committee on the Present Danger. He served on the Advisory Council for the Peace Corps in 1961 and was on the Attorney General's National Committee for the Study of Anti-trust Laws in 1954 - 1955.

Mr. Rostow was graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1933; LL.B., 1937; A.M., 1944); Cambridge University (M.A., 1959; LLD., 1962); Boston University (LL.D., 1976). He is married, has three children, and resides in New Haven, Conn. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on August 25, 1913.