Thomas R. Morris to be named Education Secretary
According to the AP:
Thomas R. Morris, president of Emory & Henry College, will be appointed secretary of education in the cabinet of Gov.-elect Tim Kaine, The Associated Press learned Thursday.I suppose that puts the Houck for Education speculation to rest...
The appointment is one of the most important for Kaine, who aims to establish a program to train pre-kindergarten students to read, and it completes his cabinet for a four-year term that begins Jan. 14.
Morris will be introduced during a news conference at Richmond's Arthur Ashe Elementary School on Friday, according a senior state official who spoke on the condition of anonymity for fear of upstaging the announcement.