Nomination of Jerald C. Newman To Be a Member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, and Designation as Chairman

July 17, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jerald C. Newman to be a member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science for a term expiring July 19, 1992. Upon confirmation, he will be redesignated Chairman. This is a reappointment.

Since 1985 Mr. Newman has been an investment banking and management consultant in New York to manufacturing and investment companies and academic institutions. Prior to this he was president of Bowery Savings Bank in New York, NY, 1982 - 1985.

Mr. Newman graduated from New York University (B.S., 1953; M.B.A., 1954). He served in the New York State Guard, 1956 - 1958. Mr. Newman was born January 10, 1932, in New York, NY. He is married, has three children, and resides in North Woodmere, NY.