Aug. 20, 2014 —
University Will Honor Nation’s First Woman to Lead a Major Intelligence Agency
WASHINGTON –National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Director Letitia A. Long will welcome the students and faculty at the National Intelligence University (NIU) Convocation at 11 a.m. on August 25, providing her perspective on leadership within the Intelligence Community. The event marks the formal opening of the academic year for NIU.
NIU President Dr. David Ellison will award Ms. Long an honorary Doctor of Strategic Intelligence degree for a lifetime of professional and academic accomplishments before inviting her to share some leadership insights gleaned during her 35-year career, including her current role as the first woman to lead a major U.S. intelligence community agency. Ms. Long has announced her plan to retire from NGA later this year.
NIU is an accredited degree-granting institution whose main campus is located in Washington, DC. Its faculty consists of subject matter experts from around the intelligence community who bring a wealth of knowledge and practical experience, as well as academic qualifications, to the classroom. NIU offers two master’s programs, a bachelor’s degree completion program and specialized graduate certificates in intelligence topics. Its alumni include many notable intelligence and national security leaders.
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