Post Tagged with: "Chuck Hagel"

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Ceremony Highlights Challenges of Veteran Students

Nonmilitary students must create a more inclusive culture for veteran students, argued former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at a ceremony Monday commemorating Veterans Day outside White-Gravenor Hall. Hagel, a veteran of the Vietnam War, honored veterans who rebuild their lives after service. “[They] return home not asking for favors[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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North Korea Threats Must Be Countered With Negotiation, Former Secretary of Defense Says

Negotiation, rather than a military solution, is vital to achieving positive, sustainable peace with North Korea, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said at a panel Nov. 2. North Korea is under international pressure to end missile and nuclear tests on the Korean peninsula, where it has conducted six nuclear[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Veterans Affairs Secretary Shares Leadership Values

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald emphasized the need for values-based leadership to find individual and team success to a crowd of about 150 in Gaston Hall on Friday. Former Secretary of Defense and Distinguished Executive in Residence at Georgetown Chuck Hagel introduced McDonald. “To take the job that Bob[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Chuck Hagel, pictured at his February 2013 confirmation hearings, left his professorial post at Georgetown to serve as secretary of defense from 2013 to 2015.

Q&A: Post-Pentagon, Hagel Returns

Former Secretary of Defense and Georgetown professor Chuck Hagel returned to Georgetown this semester to assume the position of distinguished executive-in-residence. In his role, Hagel will engage with students in guest lectures and provide support and expertise to administrators and faculty in all four schools. Prior to his appointment as[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will return to Georgetown this academic year as an executive in residence. Hagel previously taught in the School of Foreign Service from 2009 to 2013.

Hagel Returns to University

Former Secretary of Defense and School of Foreign Service professor Chuck Hagel will return to Georgetown as a distinguished executive-in-residence this academic year. In his new position, Hagel will provide support and expertise to all four schools of the university and give guest lectures. In a statement on the university[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Former Professor Hagel Resigns Administration Post

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, a former Georgetown professor, announced his resignation at a press conference at the White House Monday morning. “It’s been the greatest privilege of my life — the greatest privilege of my life to lead, and most important, to serve — to serve with the men[Read More…]

by November 24, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Recognizing Climate Change as a Threat to National Security

Recognizing Climate Change as a Threat to National Security

The Pentagon made climate change difficult to ignore last week by declaring it an immediate threat to national security. The threat was discussed at length in their report titled 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap. The report, written to fulfill executive orders, will require all federal agencies and departments to evaluate[Read More…]

by October 30, 2014 4 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

After Long Delay, Hagel to Take Top Defense Position

The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Georgetown professor and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as the next Secretary of Defense on Tuesday after an embittered nomination process. President Barack Obama nominated Hagel Jan. 7, but his nomination stalled temporarily as Hagelfaced scrutiny for comments he had made both during and after his tenure as senator.[Read More…]

by March 1, 2013 0 comments News

Hagel Gains Votes to Potentially Break Filibuster

Georgetown professor and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) has likely secured enough Senate votes to be confirmed as the next secretary of defense after Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) announced his support of the nominee. Shelby’s vote will be the last of the 60 needed to end the Republican filibuster of Hagel’s nomination that began[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Hagel Confirmation Delayed

Senate Republicans halted the confirmation of Georgetown professor and former Sen. Chuck Hagel(R-Neb.) Thursday. Winning confirmation typically requires a simple majority of 51 votes, but Senate Republicans filibustered Senate proceedings, preventing the chamber from moving forward to vote on Hagel’sconfirmation. Only 58 senators voted to advance the confirmation process, two short of[Read More…]

by February 16, 2013 0 comments City News