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Nomination of Gary L. Bauer To Be Under Secretary of Education

April 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Gary L. Bauer to be Under Secretary of Education. He would succeed Gary L. Jones.

Since 1982 Mr. Bauer has been Deputy Under Secretary of Education for Planning, Budget, and Evaluation. Previously, he was in the White House Office of Policy Development as Deputy Assistant Director for Legal Policy and Policy Adviser (1982) and Policy Analyst (1981-1982). He served on the staff of the Reagan-Bush campaign and the Office of the President-elect in 1980-1981. Prior to that time, he was director (1976-1980) and deputy director (1973-1976) of government relations for the Direct Mail/Marketing Association.

He graduated from Georgetown College (B.A., 1968) and Georgetown Law School (J.D., 1973). He is married, has two children, and resides in Falls Church, VA. He was born May 4, 1946, in Covington, KY.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Gary L. Bauer To Be Under Secretary of Education Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260203