The White House plans to nominate Catherine Lhamon for the top civil rights post at the Education Department, the same role she held under the Obama administration.
As assistant secretary for civil rights from 2013 to 2017, Lhamon became the face of the agency’s policies on campus sexual misconduct. She also issued guidance in 2016 bolstering protections for transgender students. President Joe Biden on Thursday said he intends to nominate her for the role.
If confirmed, she would join the Education Department as President