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Va. higher-ed agency makes director permanent

Tuesday - 1/10/2012, 1:23pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. - The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has named its interim director to the permanent job.

Council members on Tuesday voted to make Peter A. Blake its new director. He had served as the agency's interim director since April.

Before leading the agency, Blake was the Virginia Community College System's vice chancellor of workforce development services. He also served as Virginia's secretary of education under Gov. Mark Warner.

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