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President Clinton Names Frances B. Craig to the Advisory Committee on Expanding Training Opportunities (7/18/00)

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                              THE WHITE HOUSE

                       Office of the Press Secretary
                          (Camp David, Maryland)

For Immediate Release                                    July 18, 2000


     The President today announced his intent to appoint Frances B. Craig
to serve on the Advisory Committee on Expanding Training Opportunities.

     Ms. Frances B. Craig, of Fairfax, Virginia, is President and CEO of
Unanet Technologies Inc., an information technology company specializing in
Web business products and solutions for managing information-age work.  She
has directed global IT planning, development, and operational activities at
DHL Worldwide Courier, GTE Telenet and Carnegie-Mellon University.  Ms.
Craig leads programs which explore the adult learning model for The Society
for Information Management, the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and
Women in Technology.

     Ms. Craig received a B.S. degree in mathematics from St. Mary?s
College, Notre Dame, Indiana with further studies at Carnegie-Mellon

     The Advisory Committee on Expanding Training Opportunities was
established by Executive Order 13111 to provide the President with an
independent assessment of how the federal government can encourage the
effective use of learning technology to provide more accessible and
cost-effective for all Americans.  It will study the progress made by the
Federal government in its use of technology in training programs.  The
Committee will also provide an analysis of options for helping adult
Americans finance the training and post-secondary education needed to
upgrade skills and gain new knowledge.  These options include grants, tax
incentives, and low-interest loans.  The Office of Personnel Management
will support the Committee?s activities.


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