April 19, 1985 |
Secretary of State George P. Shultz announced the resignation Thursday of Kenneth W. Dam as deputy secretary of state and said President Reagan will nominate investment banker John Whitehead as Dam's successor in the $75,100-a-year post. Shultz said he was announcing Dam's departure "with a sense of real loss," calling him "one of the great public servants around."
July 10, 1987 |
The United States has sent a lower-level delegation than other countries to a U.N. conference in protest of what it considers bias in favor of the Third World, an American official said Thursday. In Washington, the State Department contended that the "working head" of the U.S. delegation was the same rank as at previous meetings of the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development, which is known as UNCTAD and began its seventh quadrennial assembly here Thursday.
March 18, 1992 |
William Aramony, the former president of United Way of America, has been removed from the payroll of the nation's largest charity and legal questions affecting his pension are being studied, the organization announced Tuesday. Aramony, president of the organization for 22 years, resigned Feb. 28 in the wake of news reports that his compensation, including benefits, totaled $463,000 a year. Questions also were raised about personnel and management practices.
August 20, 1992 |
United Way of America, seeking to reverse recent financial and management troubles, expanded its board of governors Wednesday to increase local involvement in national decisions. By a vote of 349 to 13, with 19 abstentions, United Way members approved new rules that expand its board of governors from 30 members to 45, with at least one third to be elected as representatives from local United Ways. W. R. Howell, chairman of the board of governors and chief executive officer of J. C. Penney Co.
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March 7, 2001
Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill says government ethics lawyers cleared his continued ownership and control of about $100 million in stock and options from Alcoa Inc., his former employer. However, other Cabinet officers, including the respected previous Treasury secretary, Robert Rubin, put their holdings in a blind trust during their public service. Given Alcoa's multinational interests, O'Neill's insistence on keeping the stock could easily give rise to real or apparent conflicts of interest.
August 27, 1992 |
Peace Corps Director Elaine L. Chao was named Wednesday to head the United Way of America, the troubled charity whose previous president was ousted earlier this year in a scandal involving lavish spending and financial mismanagement. Chao, a former deputy secretary of transportation and one of the highest-ranking Asian-Americans in the Bush Administration, will succeed Kenneth W.