Nomination of Michael Mussa To Be a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers

July 14, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Michael Mussa to be a member of the Council of Economic Advisers. He would succeed William Poole VII.

Since 1980 Dr. Mussa has been a professor of international business, University of Chicago. Previously, he was a visiting professor, Asian Department, International Monetary Fund, May to July 1980; an associate professor of economics, University of Chicago, 1976 - 1980; a research fellow, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, October to December 1976 and May to September 1981; a research fellow, London School of Economics, July 1975 to October 1976; and associate professor of economics, July 1975 to June 1976 and an assistant professor of economics, September 1971 to June 1975, University of Rochester.

Dr. Mussa graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (A.B., 1966) and the University of Chicago (M.A., 1970 and Ph.D., 1974). He resides in Chicago, IL, and was born April 15, 1944, in Los Angeles.

Nomination of Shirley Dennis To Be Director of the Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor

July 14, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Shirley Dennis to be Director of the Women's Bureau, Department of Labor. She would succeed Lenora Cole-Alexander.

Since 1980 Mrs. Dennis has been secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Community Affairs in Harrisburg. She was acting secretary from October 1979 to April 1980 as well as executive deputy secretary from July 1979 to October 1979. Previously, she was managing director, Housing Association of Delaware Valley, 1971 - 1979; housing director, Urban League of Philadelphia, 1969 - 1971; and equal opportunity specialist, Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia, 1967 - 1968.

Mrs. Dennis is married, has three children, and resides in Willow Grove, PA. She graduated from Temple University (A.S., 1985), and she was born February 26, 1938, in Omaha, NE.