Nomination of Linus D. Wright To Be Under Secretary of Education

 

October 14, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Linus D. Wright to be Under Secretary of Education at the Department of Education. He would succeed Gary L. Bauer.

 

Since 1978 Mr. Wright has been superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District in Dallas, TX. Previously he was superintendent for administration with the Houston Independent School District in Houston, TX, 1974 - 1978. From 1971 to 1974, Mr. Wright was chief financial officer for the Houston Independent School District.

 

Mr. Wright graduated from Austin College (B.A., 1949; M.A., 1951). He served in the United States Army, 1944 - 1947. Mr. Wright was born March 1, 1927, in Savoy, TX. He is married, has two children, and resides in Dallas, TX.

 

Nomination of Marianthi Lansdale To Be a Member of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs

 

October 14, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Marianthi Lansdale to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs for a term expiring May 8, 1990. She would succeed Mary Jo Arndt.

 

Since 1961 Mrs. Lansdale has been vice president of the Lansdale Co. and president of Marina Pacifica Oil Co. in Seal Beach, CA.

 

Mrs. Lansdale graduated from Long Beach City College (A.A., 1960). She was born March 7, 1932, in Detroit, MI. Mrs. Lansdale is married, has one child, and resides in Huntington Beach, CA.