Gen. Michael V. Hayden to Address Global Security in the 21st Century
Duquesne alumnus Gen. Michael V. Hayden will present Global Security in the 21st Century, a free, public lecture at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in the PNC Recital Hall on campus. In his remarks, Hayden will focus on a group of international individuals-including the newly elected president-and their influence on world security.
Hayden, a retired United States Air Force four-star general, is a principal of The Chertoff Group and also serves as a national security advisor for the Romney campaign. The lecture is sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
Hayden served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2006-2009 and was the nation's first principal deputy director of national intelligence from 2005-2008 and was the highest-ranking intelligence office in the armed forces.
He also directed the National Security Agency from 1999-2005. Hayden served as commander of the Air Intelligence Agency, director of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center, and chief of the Central Security Office.
He is considered an expert in technological intelligence and counterintelligence, global politics and terrorist risk analysis, and the structure and strategy of the American intelligence community.
Hayden, a Pittsburgh native, earned a bachelor's degree in 1967 and a master's degree in 1969 history from the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.