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SHALALA, Donna (1941-)

SHALALA, DONNA, a Representative from Florida; born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 14, 1941; graduated from West Technical High School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1958; A.B., Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio, 1962; Ph.D., Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., 1970; United States Peace Corps, 1962-1964; professor, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1972-1977; assistant secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1977-1980; professor and president, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York City, N.Y., 1980-1987; professor and chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis., 1987-1993; Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Cabinet of President William J. Clinton, 1993-2001; president, University of Miami, Miami, Fla., 2001-2015; nonprofit executive; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress (January 3, 2019-January 3, 2021); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress in 2020.