Jan 12, 2012

New White House Chief of Staff Taught at NYU Wagner

President Barack Obama's new White House chief of staff - Jacob "Jack" Lew - comes to his powerful post by way of NYU Wagner.

After serving as director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Clinton administration, Lew left Washington to become, until 2006, executive vice president for operations at New York University and a clinical professor of public administration at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

He is a New York City native who has worked effectively in and across sectors, as an article posted January 11 on AllGov.com notes.



What's new at NYU Wagner?



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