July 6, 2021 |
President Biden nominated University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Amy Gutmann to be ambassador to Germany, The New York Times reported.
In doing so, Biden is giving an important post to someone who hired him for a lucrative university position after he left the Obama administration.
Gutmann – well-versed in constitutional democracy and human rights – would be the first woman in the role.
Biden also said Friday he would nominate Chantale Wong as U.S. director of the Asian Development Bank.