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Oates's Successor at Labor Department Approved

04/04/2014

Inside Higher Ed. April 3, 2014.

The U.S. Senate's Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) on Wednesday announced that it had approved Portia Wu as assistant secretary of labor for employment and training. Wu is a lawyer who previously worked for the committee. She replaces Jane Oates, who left the Labor Department last year and is nowvice president for external affairs at the Apollo Education Group, which owns the University of Phoenix.