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Diane Auer Jones Joins Department of Labor

November 22, 2017

Diane Auer Jones, a former assistant secretary of education in the George W. Bush administration, has joined the U.S. Department of Labor as a senior policy adviser.

Jones was previously a senior fellow at the Urban Institute for more than two years. She served as assistant secretary for postsecondary education from 2007 to 2008. Since leaving the Department of Education, much of her work has focused on career training, including apprenticeship programs. Jones is also an expert on issues including federal student aid and accreditation.

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Andrew Kreighbaum

Andrew Kreighbaum joins Inside Higher Ed as our federal policy reporter. Andrew comes to us from The Investigative Reporting Workshop. He received his master's in data journalism at the University of Missouri, and has interned at USA Today and a national journalism institute in Columbia, MO. Before getting his master's, Andrew spent three years covering government and education at local papers in El Paso, McAllen and Laredo, Texas. He graduated in 2010 from the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in history and was news editor at The Daily Texan.

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