Dr. Elaine Chao, Nyack Honorary Degree Recipient, Named to President-elect Trump's Cabinet

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Friday December 2, 2016


Dr. Elaine Chao, a 2008 recipient of an honorary Nyack College Doctor of Letters degree was named Secretary of Transportation by President-elect Donald Trump. Dr. Chao was also inducted into the Nyack President's Hall of Distinction.

Dr. Chao, the first Asian-American woman to serve in a United States Cabinet position, was the 24th Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush from 2001 through 2009. She also served as Secretary of Transportation from 1989 to 1991 under President George H.W. Bush.

Our sincere congratulations are extended to Dr. Chao!

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