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President Barack Obama, along with Vice President Joe Biden, meets with members of his national security team for a monthly meeting on Afghanistan in the Situation Room of the White House, June 6, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


WH: Dr. Austan D. Goolsbee, Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), announced his plans to return to his position as the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He will return to Chicago in time for the upcoming school year.  Prior to his time in the Obama Administration, he was a professor at the University of Chicago for fourteen years.

….Chairman Goolsbee said, “Working each day on behalf of the American people has been a rare privilege, particularly at such a historic time.  While I  am looking forward to returning home to Chicago, I will always be proud of the years I have spent working for this President.  I believe that his judgment, his courage in confronting the worst economic crisis of our lifetimes, and his commitment to the American people have made a tremendous difference for the nation.”

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The First Lady hugs a graduating senior during the commencement ceremony of Quantico Middle/High, June 3, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)



First lady Michelle Obama poses with graduates after commencement ceremonies for the Quantico Middle/High School on the Quantico Marine Base, June 3


dates for your diary

USA Today: Mrs. Obama isn’t just giving one commencement address this spring grad season. She is set to deliver several.

On May 7: The First Lady will address 1,900 graduates of the University of Northern Iowa.

On May 15, she will speak to more than 500 graduates of Spelman College in Atlanta.

On May 20, Mrs. Obama will be making her first visit to West Point as the banquet speaker for the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2011. Held in the historic Cadet Mess, she will address an audience of more than 3,000 graduating cadets, their families and guests.

And on June 3, she will will speak to graduates of Quantico Middle High School on the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va.







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