Betsy DeVos

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Elisabeth “Betsy” DeVos (née Prince) is an American politician, businesswoman, philanthropist, and education activist, born in 1958. She was appointed Education Secretary by Donald Trump in 2016. She has taken a leading role in a number of social, cultural, and political campaigns and organizations; sat on many boards; and served for several years as chairman of the Michigan Republican Party.

23 Nov, 2016

Appoints DeVos Education Secretary

Political Appointment

Four days after meeting with Trump and Pence at Trump’s golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump appoints DeVos as Education secretary. Trump:

Betsy DeVos is a brilliant and passionate education advocate. Under her leadership we will reform the U.S. education system and break the bureaucracy that is holding our children back so that we can deliver world-class education and school choice to all families.

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