A new chief education officer
Bernard Saint-Girons, who is for the moment Clermont-Ferrand's chief education officer, has been nominated Nice's chief education officer (Alpes-Maritimes and Var) as a substitution for Maurice Quénet who held that post since May 1998 (he has not been notified his new appointment yet). The decision has been made on Wednesday in the council of ministers. The transfer of power will be made in the beginning of next week. Bernard Saint-Girons, 56, is a native of the Tarn. After being trained as a lawyer at university, he had been nominated president of European university pole in Toulouse in 1997, then he left his educational activity. Then, in June 1999, he had been nominated Clermont-Ferrand's chief education officer.