Nomination of Three
Members of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
October 7, 1987
President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals
to be members of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science:
the remainder of the term expiring July 19,
Raymond J. Petersen, of Connecticut. He would succeed
Kenneth Y. Tomlinson. Since 1969 Mr. Petersen has been executive vice president
of Hearst Magazines and publishing director of Good Housekeeping Magazine.
Prior to this he was senior vice president of Hearst Magazines, 1967 - 1969.
Mr. Petersen served in the United States Army during World War II. He was born May
in Orange, NJ. Mr. Petersen is
married, has ten children, and resides in Greenwich, CT.
terms expiring July 19, 1992:
Sally Jo Vasicko, of Indiana. She would succeed John
E. Juergensmeyer. Since 1981 Ms. Vasicko
has been chairperson and professor of political science, Ball State University. Prior to this she was
an associate professor of political science, 1978 - 1985. Ms. Vasicko graduated from the University of Puget Sound (B.A., 1965) and Duke University (M.A., 1968; Ph.D.,
1971). Ms. Vasicko was born January
in Longview, WA, and currently resides
in Muncie, IN.
Julia Li Wu, of California. This is a
reappointment. Since 1969 Mrs. Wu has been the head librarian for the Virgil Junior High School in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to this she
worked for the Los Angeles County public libraries, 1962
- 1969. Mrs. Wu graduated from National Taiwan Normal University (B.A., 1958), Immaculate Heart College (M.A., 1962), and California State University (M.A., 1975). Mrs. Wu
is married, has three children, and resides in Los Angeles, CA.