THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (New York, New York) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release September 21, 1998
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES WILLIAM B. BADER AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS AT THE UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY
The President today announced his intent to nominate William B. Bader as Associate Director of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the United States Information Agency.
Dr. William Bader, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, is a former Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and is currently a Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Dr. Bader has served as a Foreign Service Officer with the Office of Regional Political Military Affairs, as a senior staff member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee under the Chairmanship of Senator William Fulbright, and as Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense. He has been President of the Eurasia Foundation, and served most recently as a Visiting Economics Fellow at the World Bank. He was on the faculty of Princeton University and is currently an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. Dr. Bader has received the Meritorious Service Medal from the Department of State, the Secretary of Defense Medal for Public Service, and the Officer's Cross of the Republic of Austria. He served on active duty with the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1958 and presently holds the rank of Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
Dr. Bader graduated from Pomona College with a B.A. in 1953 and received a Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1964. He was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Munich in 1953-1954.
The U.S. Information Agency is an independent foreign affairs agency within the executive branch that explains and supports U.S. foreign policy and national security interests abroad through a wide range of information programs. The agency promotes mutual understanding between the U.S. and other countries through a series of educational and cultural exchange activities.