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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Alliances in international relations will remain necessary to U.S. foreign policy going forward, according to former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

US Military Must Learn From Past Mistakes, Hagel Says

The military can counter domestic social injustices and correct foreign policy mistakes by increasing accountability and responsibility within its leadership, former Secretary of Defense and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) said April 24. Hagel spoke at a fireside chat, an informal conversation sponsored by the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs[Read More…]

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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
Secretary of Defense Talks Sexual Assault in Military

Secretary of Defense Talks Sexual Assault in Military

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter discussed the importance of eliminating sexual assault in the military in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. The audience was filled with over 250 Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets from several universities in the Washington area. The event, which was held in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD '74) spoke at the SFS commencement ceremony.

Gates Issues Call to Public Service

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD ’74) urged members of the School of Foreign Service’s Class of 2014 to pursue public service and recognize the United States’ responsibility in the global arena Saturday. The ceremony, which honored the conferral of bachelors of science to the graduating seniors, began at[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

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 Confirmed as Secretary of Defense

In a Senate vote of 58 to 41, Georgetown professor and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) was confirmed as the nation’s 24th secretary of defense Tuesday. The confirmation marks a victory for President Barack Obama after an intensely partisan battle that featured an unprecedented Senate Republican filibuster Feb. 14. In a wide margin that[Read More…]

by February 27, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Hagel Nominated to Top Defense Position

Georgetown professor and former Republican Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel has been nominated as President Barack Obama’s next Secretary of Defense. Obama made the announcement Monday morning, along with his choice for John Brennan as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency. While Hagel has accepted the nomination, he must still be confirmed by[Read More…]

by January 8, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Professor to Be Nominated Defense Secretary

Georgetown University professor Chuck Hagel will reportedly receive President Obama’s nomination for Secretary of Defense on Monday, according to a Washington Post article. Hagel, a Vietnam War veteran and Republican senator from Nebraska from 1997 to 2009, has taught at Georgetown since 2009. His course is titled “21st Century Geopolitical Realities.” Hagel has taken many[Read More…]

by January 6, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News