Naval War College Chief Charts New Course

NEWPORT, R.I. β€” As he begins his second year as president of the Naval War College, Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley is leading implementation of a new four-year strategic plan aimed at preserving tradition while steering the 133-year-old institution in new directions.

Some of those directions might be a bit unexpected.

Example: Aggressive recruitment and support of faculty, even those who may not always agree with the Pentagon. In their research and instruction, all will be allowed the academic freedoms that characterize flagship liberal-arts institutions of higher learning.

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