People in the News
The Business Roundtable has appointed Joseph M. Tucci to be the chairman of its task force on education and the workforce.
Mr. Tucci, 54, is the chief executive officer and president of EMC, a Hopkinton, Mass.-based technology company that specializes in information storage. He will continue to run that company while leading the task force. His new appointment is open-ended.
The Business Roundtable is a Washington-based organization representing 150 companies that support public policies aimed at enhancing economic growth. Its panel on education and the workforce focuses on improving student achievement.
Dennis Palmer Wolf has been appointed the director of the Rethinking Accountability Initiative at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform. The institute is based at Brown University.
Ms. Wolf, 54, is the executive director of Projects in Active Cultural Engagement, a nonprofit consulting firm in Providence, R.I. She will stay in that job while also working for the institute. In her new position, Ms.Wolf will collect data from schools around the country to help identify better ways to improve achievement in K-12 schools.
Financed by a $50 million grant from the Annenberg Foundation, the institute was established at Brown University in 1993. In addition to conducting research on accountability, the institute works on issues related to educational leadership, school reform, and school district restructuring.
Andrew S. Rosen has been named the president of Kaplan Inc., one of the top providers of K-12 educational services and after-school programs.
Mr. Rosen, 41, succeeds Jonathan Grayer, who is now the chairman and chief executive officer of Kaplan.
Before becoming president, Mr. Rosen served as the New York City-based company's chief operating officer.
Kaplan is a subsidiary of the Washington Post Co.
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