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Halter to visit Pulaski Tech

Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Bill Halter will visit Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the U.S. Bank Community Room on the first floor of the Information Technology Center. This is second in a series of "Meet the Candidate" events the college will host during the spring 2006 semester.

Nominated by President Bill Clinton and confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate in 1999, Halter served as the deputy commissioner and later as acting commissioner of Social Security. In 1993, he began service in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Executive Office of the President.

Before entering public service, he was a management consultant with McKinsey and Company where he advised companies in a range of industries and coauthored a study on the management practices of successful companies. He is a trustee emeritus of Stanford University, having served on its Board of Trustees for seven years and having chaired its Committee on Academic Policy. In addition, he is a member of the National Advisory Board of Friends for Youth, a program that matches youth-in-need with adult mentors.

Halter, a native of North Little Rock, is a Rhodes Scholar who received a Master of Philosophy degree in economics from Oxford University in 1986. He was a National Merit Scholar, Harry S. Truman Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa while studying economics and political science at Stanford University and received an A.B. degree with honors and distinction in 1983. He graduated valedictorian of Little Rock Catholic High School in 1979.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

Pulaski Technical College
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 812-2200

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