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Appointment of Stuart Forth as a Member of the Advisory Committee of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services

January 12, 1989

The President today announced his attention to appoint Stuart Forth to be a member of the Advisory Committee of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services. This is a new position.

Since 1988 Dr. Forth has been dean emeritus of University Libraries at Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA. Previously he was dean of University Libraries at Penn State, 1973-1988.

Dr. Forth graduated from the University of Michigan (B.A., 1949; M.A., 1950) and the University of Washington (Ph.D., 1963). He was born August 13, 1923, in Manistee, MI, and served in the Army Air Corps, 1943-1945. He is married and resides in State College, PA.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Stuart Forth as a Member of the Advisory Committee of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/253234

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