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July 31, 2013

President Obama to nominate Córdova to direct NSF

President Obama on Wednesday (July 31) announced plans to nominate several individuals to key posts. France A. Córdova, president emerita of Purdue University, has been named as a nominee for director of the National Science Foundation.

"Every member of the Purdue family is thrilled by this latest achievement of Dr. Córdova," said Purdue President Mitch Daniels of the nomination. "We send her our sincerest congratulations. This accomplishment adds not only to France's remarkable career but also to Purdue's great legacy of leadership in the sciences."

White House release announcing the appointment.