New President Takes the Reins
September 5, 2017
The arrival of new students on campus is an exciting time for any university, but for National Intelligence University (NIU) the start of the 2017-2018 academic year marked a particularly important inflection point in the school’s evolution. On Friday, 25 August, Dr. J. Scott Cameron became the 18th leader of the institution since it was established in 1962, and he is the third to hold the title of President. Read More
Commencement Speaker Announced
June 30, 2017
National Intelligence University President Dr. David Ellison today announced that Michael Hayden, former Director of the National Security Agency, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency will deliver the commencement address to National Intelligence University (NIU) graduates, Friday, July 28.
Hayden, a retired 4-star Air Force general, is a 1980 alumnus of the university who was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2001. He currently serves as a principal with the Chertoff Group and is Chairman of the National Intelligence University Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. A noted speaker and lecturer on national security topics, Hayden is the author of the 2016 book “Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror.” Read More
Incoming NIU President Discusses Academic and Leadership Philosophy
June 15, 2017
Dr. J. Scott Cameron, recently selected to become the National Intelligence University’s new President, outlined his leadership and academic philosophies in a town hall meeting with NIU faculty and staff June 4 at the NIU campus in Bethesda, Md.
Dr. Cameron brings extensive national security, intelligence and higher education experience to his new role as National Intelligence University president. He currently serves as the Director of the Office of Weapons of Mass Destruction/ Counterterrorism at the National Counterterrorism Center, having entered federal government service after serving 14 years in higher education in faculty and academic leadership roles at Washington State University.Read More
ANNOUNCING OUR NEW PRESIDENT
May 31, 2017
Dr. J. Scott Cameron has been named the next president of National Intelligence University (NIU). He will assume his post at the start of the new academic year in August 2017. He succeeds Dr. David Ellison who is retiring after serving as NIU president since 2009.
“Dr. Cameron is uniquely qualified to lead NIU as the university achieves its vision to become the center of academic life for the intelligence community (IC),” said DIA Director Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart, the selecting official, in announcing the appointment.