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WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Honorable Shirley S. Chater, former commissioner of the U.S. Social Security Administration, will discuss “The Future of Social Security in the U.S.A.” at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 20, in the Moot Court Room, Gerber Glass Building on the White Plains campus. The presentation, sponsored by the Lienhard School of Nursing at Pace University, is free and open to the public.
Dr. Chater is a Regents’ Professor at the University of California and has served as a professor in the department of social and behavioral sciences at the University of California San Francisco School of Nursing and the School of Education at UC Berkley. She is the former president of Texas Woman’s University and serv ed as commissioner of the Social Security Administration from 1993 to 1997.
She is active in numerous professional organizations, including serving as a member of the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences; the American Academy of Nursing; a nd the National Academy of Public Administration.
Dr. Chater will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters during Pace University’s commencement on Tuesday, May 20 at 1:30 p.m. in White Plains, NY.
Pace is a comprehensive, independent University w ith campuses in New York City and Westchester County. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information System s, School of Education, School of Law and Lienhard School of Nursing.