President Obama has appointed Davidson College President Carol Quillen to the newly established council that will work to promote financial capability among young Americans.
Quillen was among 15 members named to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, which will seek ways to encourage financial capability in schools, families, communities, the workplace and through use of technology, according to a news release.
The council will support ongoing research and evaluation of financial education for young people as well as determine effective approaches, the release said. And it will identify strategies to promote financial literacy in schools.
The council will hold its first meeting on March 10. Elisabeth Arriero