Arden Bement to Leave NSF | GenomeWeb

The National Science Foundation Director Arden Bement will be leaving the agency to lead Purdue University's new Global Policy Research Institute, reports ScienceInsider. Bement was appointed director of NSF in November 2004 by President George W. Bush and during his tenure saw the budget get on track to be doubled as well as oversaw new initiatives, adds an NSF press release.

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