THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES SUSAN BASS LEVIN TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OF THE HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
President Clinton announced today his intent to nominate Susan Bass Levin to the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.
Susan Bass Levin has served as the Mayor of Cherry Hill, New Jersey since 1987. She is of counsel to the law firm of Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll in Philadelphia. She also worked as professor at the Paralegal Institute in Philadelphia and as an associate attorney for Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. Mayor Levin also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Alliance for Action, and Advisory Board of the Kennedy Hospital and was the founder of the Cherry Hill Economic Development Corp. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Rochester in 1972, she received her J.D. with honors from the George Washington Law School in 1975, where she served on George Washington Law Review. She clerked for U.S. Court of Claims, Judge Phillip Nichols.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation was established for the purpose of awarding scholarships to individuals who plan to pursue careers in public service. The Foundation awards 75 to 85 scholarships annually. Recipients of the awards, known as "Truman Scholars," are eligible to receive $30,000 in financial support.