WHWS broadcasts HWS Convocation 2010!

Aaron Williams

Join WHWS at 5:00pm on Wednesday September 1st as we broadcast the HWS Convocation ceremony from Stern Lawn, with guest speaker Aaron Williams, Director of the Peace Corps.

Williams is the 18th director of the Peace Corps, and fourth to have previously served as a Peace Corps volunteer.  (HWS President Mark Gearan was the 14th director)

At the time of his nomination he was serving as vice president for international development at RTI International, a nonprofit research institute headquartered in North Carolina, with offices in the U.S. and around the world. A former senior official with the United States Agency for International Development  (USAID), Williams was a volunteer in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic in 1967-70. He also was coordinator of minority recruitment for the Peace Corps in Chicago in 1970-71. Williams was confirmed by unanimous consent of the Senate on Friday, August 7, 2009, and sworn in as Director on August 25.

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