News & Notes: U.S. Treasurer Rosa Rios visits campus, signs dollar bills Sunday| Nov 10, 2013
Treasurer of the United States Rosa Gumataotao Rios spoke on campus Sunday in the inaugural lecture of the Class of 2014's Last Lectures series. Rios gave an off-the-record talk in the Whig Hall Senate Chamber at 4:30 p.m.
Rios spoke on education, women in finance and the status of the economic recovery, according to publicity material for the event. At a wine and cheese reception for the Class of 2014 after the event, she signed dollar bills that bear her official signature.
Rios previously worked as an economic development consultant and as a director of economic development for the city of Oakland, Calif. She worked for President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign for president and was nominated to the office of U.S. treasurer in 2009.