Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

Energy Secretary resigns to take up university post

Energy Secretary James Edwards makes a farewell speech to Washington this week, leaving unfulfilled his major goal in joining the Reagan administration - dismantling the Energy Department.

Mr. Edwards will be the second member of President Reagan's Cabinet to resign , joining Secretary of State Alexander M. Haig Jr. Edwards will return home to become president of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston Nov. 5.

About these ads

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.