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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individual to a key Administration post:

  • Bruce Cole – Member, Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission 

President Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individual to a key Administration post:

Bruce Cole, Appointee for Member, Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission

Bruce Cole is a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.  Previously, from 2011 to 2012, he was a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute and from 2009 to 2011, he was President and CEO of the American Revolution Center in Philadelphia.  Mr. Cole served as Chairman of the National Endowment of the Humanities from 2001 to 2009.  Previously, he was a Professor of Art History and Comparative Literature at Indiana University.  He is on the boards of American Heritage, the Jack Miller Center, the Villa Firenze Foundation, and is a former member of the Indiana University Board of Trustees.  In 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal.  Mr. Cole received a B.A. from Case Western Reserve University, an M.A. from Oberlin College, and a Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College.