Office of the Press Secretary
President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration posts:
Robert A. Underwood – Member, Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences
Dr. Robert A. Underwood currently serves as the President and Professor Emeritus at the University of Guam, a position he has held since 2008. In addition, Dr. Underwood currently serves as a Member on the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences, a position he has held since 2011.
From 2004 to 2007, he served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund. From 1993 to 2003, Dr. Underwood served five terms as Guam’s Congressional Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives. Dr. Underwood was the Founding Member of the Guam Humanities Council, where he served from 1990 to 1993. Dr. Underwood received a B.A. and an M.A. from California State University, Los Angeles, and an Ed.D. in Policy, Planning, and Administration from the University of Southern California.