Secretary of Interior Ray Lyman Wilbur, announcing the personnel of the U. S. Advisory Commission of Education, consisting of leading educators, included as a member of the Commission, Maurice Bisgyer, director of the Jewish Community Center of Washington, recently elected secretary-treasurer of the National Association of Jewish Community Center Secretaries.
The Advisory Commission, which held its first meeting in Secretary Wilbur’s office last week, has undertaken the study of the education forces of the national government with the possibility of bringing them together under an assistant secretary or under-secretary of one of the departments.
Mr. Bisgyer was active in the early period of extension education and has served on the faculty of New York University. He was associated prior to the Presidential election with the Republican National Committee, with headquarters at Washington, while on leave of absence from the Center. He also served as a member of the Hoover Inaugural Committee and of President Coolidge’s Commission on Recreation several years ago.
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