David L. Evans Appointed Under Secretary for Science

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David L. Evans, an oceanographer and Assistant Administrator for Research at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is appointed Under Secretary for Science at the Smithsonian, where he oversees the scientific research units of the Institution. He serves until March of 2007.


  • Evans, David L
  • Undersecretary for Science
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)


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USA Today, 3/28/2007

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