Nomination of Warren J. Baker To Be a Member of the National Science Board
The President today announced his intention to nominate Dr. Warren J. Baker to be a member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 1988. He would succeed Marian E. Koshland.
Dr. Baker has been serving as president of California Polytechnic State University since 1979. Previously he spent 12 years at the University of Detroit, joining the College of Engineering faculty in 1966. In 1973 he became the Chrysler professor and dean of the College of Engineering and in 1977 became the chief academic officer and vice president of the university. He was the National Science Foundation visiting fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1971-1972.
He graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1960; M.S., 1962) and the University of New Mexico (Ph.D., 1966). He is married, has four children, and resides in San Luis Obispo, CA. He was born September 5, 1938, in Fitchburg, MA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Warren J. Baker 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/258799