THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES VICTORIA MURPHY TO THE J. WILLIAM FULBRIGHT FOREIGN
The President today announced his intent to appoint Victoria McCammon Murphy to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Ms. Victoria McCammon Murphy, of Portland, Maine is Director of Pan Atlantic Consultants, a marketing consulting firm with clients in the fields of international business, education and training in both the public and non-profit sectors. Ms. Murphy has also served on the Board of Directors of Maryland Public Television and as Regional Marketing Director for Bloomingdale's. Her government service includes the positions of Personal Assistant to the President during the Johnson Administration (1963-66) and Deputy Social Secretary to the President and First Lady during the Carter Administration (1976-79). Ms. Murphy also served in the office of Foreign Service Personnel Recruitment in the United States Information Agency (USIA) from 1968-69.
Ms. Murphy attended George Washington University and the University of Texas.
The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board selects students, scholars, teachers and trainees to participate in educational exchanges. Approximately 3,800 new grants are awarded to individuals annually through the United States Information Agency. The Fulbright Program finances studies, research and other educational activities for American citizens and nationals abroad and for citizens and nationals of foreign countries in American universities. The Fulbright Program also promotes American studies in foreign countries, foreign language training, and area studies in the United States and abroad.