The President today announced his intention to nominate Catherine Yi-yu Cho Woo, of California, to be a member of the National Council on the Arts for the remainder of the term expiring September 3, 1994. She would succeed Marvin Hamlisch.
Since 1969 Dr. Woo has been a professor of Chinese in the department of classical and Oriental languages and literatures at San Diego State University in California.
Dr. Woo graduated from San Diego State College (B.A., 1968), California State University (M.A., 1972), and the University of San Francisco (Ed.D., 1981). She was born May 23, 1935, in Peking, China. She is married, has two children, and resides in San Diego.