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Underwood named to national education board

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by Krystal Paco

Guam - President Barack Obama has appointed University of Guam president Dr. Robert Underwood to the board of directors of the National Board for Education Sciences. According to the White House, Obama says "I am pleased to announce that these experienced and committed individuals have agreed to join this administration, and i look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead."

Dr. Underwood has served as member of the board since 2011. In 2004 to 2007 he served as chair of the board of directors of the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund.

Underwood says, ""Serving on the NBES allows us the opportunity to affect the research agenda of the U.S. Department of Education. I enjoyed my brief tenure in the past and look forward to being of service to education in the future."

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