Vice President Joseph R. Biden named chair of National Constitution Center Board of Trustees

On February 15, 2017, The National Constitution Center has announced that Vice President Joe Biden has been elected Chair of the Center’s Board of Trustees, succeeding Governor Jeb Bush, whose term ended in January 2016. Previous Chairs of the Center’s Board of Trustees also include President Bill Clinton and President George H.W. Bush.

“Vice President Biden’s love for the Constitution, and passion for teaching all Americans about its enduring principles, have inspired people around the world,” said Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO of the National Constitution Center. “From his service in the Senate to his time in the White House, Vice President Biden has devoted himself to educating all Americans about the founding principles of the Constitution and their timeless relevance today. The National Constitution Center is America’s leading convening place for non-partisan constitutional education and debate, and all of us here are thrilled and honored that Vice President Biden will lead us as our Chair.”

To learn more about the announcement, you can read about it on our blog, Constitution Daily, and download a PDF file of the official press release.

Read The Announcement On Constitution Daily

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/2017/02/biden-named-chair-of-national-constitution-center-board-of-trustees1/

Download A PDF Of The Press Release

http://constitutioncenter.org/images/uploads/news/2Biden_NCC_Chair_Release_FINAL.pdf

Related Press Coverage

Politico

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/joe-biden-national-constitutional-center-235043

The Hill

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/319614-vice-president-joe-biden-elected-national-constitution-center

Associated Press

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/vp-biden-elected-chair-national-constitution-center-45509031

Voice Of America

http://www.voanews.com/a/biden-tapped-national-constitution-center-post/3726114.html

Philly.com

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/law/Biden-named-chair-National-Constitution-Center.html

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