DeVos returns to the Senate

June 6, 2017

By Michael Stratford at Politico.

Meanwhile, in other Education Department staffing news, DeVos has appointed a free speech advocate and critic of a controversial standard of proof used in campus sexual assault disciplinary hearings for a higher education post. Adam Kissel, who was hired as a deputy assistant secretary for higher education programs, worked most recently on the university investment team at the Charles Koch Foundation and has held multiple positions at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a group that advocates for civil liberties on college campuses and is suing the Education Department over the standard of proof guidance issued under the Obama administration. . . ...