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Former Southcom, NATO admiral to become dean of diplomacy school

 

Retiring Navy Adm. James Stavridis, who ran the Southern Command and then took charge of NATO, will become the next dean of Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy outside Boston, the school announced Monday.

Stavridis, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, got his master’s and doctorate degrees from the school “and will assume the deanship this summer following his anticipated retirement from the Navy,” Tufts said.

The admiral went to the European post he now holds as Supreme Allied Commander of Europe in 2009 from the U.S. Southern Command in Doral, where he oversaw the Pentagon’s military operations in Latin America, South America and the Caribbean from 2006.

Tufts announced the news in a press release that quoted the admiral as saying that at the school he would “focus on multinational, interagency, private-public and strategic communication approaches to international affairs, as I have through my career in the Navy.”

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