Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Monday that Mark A. Brown will lead the Office of Federal Student as chief operating officer.
Brown, a retired major general in the U.S. Air Force, will replace James Manning, who has served as the acting FSA chief since last year.
Brown most recently led the Air Education and Training Command, which includes Air Force education and training. Previously, Brown served as CFO of the Air Force Material Command. He is a graduate of Tuskegee University, Troy State University and the National Defense University.