Donna Shalala ’70 MSSc/’70 PhD (SSc) picked to lead Clinton Foundation


Donna_Shalala_2012_BDonna Shalala, who will complete her service as president of the University of Miami at the conclusion of this academic year, has been named the incoming president and chief executive officer for the Clinton Foundation. The Clinton Foundation stewards two billion dollars in donations and does philanthropic work around the world. Some of its recent efforts include lowering the cost of HIV/AIDs drugs, improving the lives of women and girls, and encouraging investment in poor places. Previously, Shalala served for eight years as Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Clinton Administration — the longest serving HHS Secretary in U.S. history. In 2007, President George W. Bush recognized her extraordinary public service with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. For more information on her appointment, see the Foundation’s press release.

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