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Nomination of Thomas B. Day To Be a Member of the National Science Board

May 28, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas B. Day to be a member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 1990. He would succeed Michael Kasha.

Since 1978 Dr. Day has been president of San Diego State University in California. Previously, he was at the University of Maryland as acting vice chancellor for academic affairs (1977-1978); special assistant to the chancellor (1977); and vice chancellor for academic planning and policy (1970-1977). He was a member of the faculty of the University of Maryland in 1957-1965 as a research associate and professor.

He graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.S., 1952) and Cornell University (Ph.D., 1957). He is married, has nine children, and resides in San Diego, CA. He was born March 7, 1932, in New York, NY.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Thomas B. Day To Be a Member of the National Science Board Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259959