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Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC)

The Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and senior leadership on matters related to homeland security and the academic community, including: student and recent graduate recruitment; international students; academic research and faculty exchanges; campus resilience; homeland security academic programs; and cybersecurity.

Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) Members

Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, Chairman

  • Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, Chancellor, University of Missouri
  • Dr. Lezli Baskerville, President & CEO, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO)
  • Ms. Carrie L. Billy, President & CEO, American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)
  • Ms. Molly Corbett Broad, President, American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, President & CEO, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
  • Dr. David M. Dooley, President, University of Rhode Island
  • Dr. Royce C. Engstrom, President, University of Montana
  • Dr. Antonio R. Flores, President & CEO, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  • Dr. Peter J. Fos, President, The University of New Orleans
  • Dr. Rufus Glasper, Chancellor, Maricopa Community Colleges
  • Ms. Marlene M. Johnson, Executive Director & CEO, Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
  • Dr. Eric W. Kaler, President, University of Minnesota
  • Hon. Ruby G. Moy, President & CEO, Asian American & Pacific Islander Association of Colleges and Universities (APIACU)
  • Mr. David Adams (Ex-Officio), Senior Policy Advisor for Law Enforcement, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Mr. David Esquith (Ex-Officio), Director, Office of Safe and Healthy Students, U.S. Department of Education
  • Mr. Edward Ramotowski (Ex-Officio), Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services, U.S. Department of State


HSAAC Materials

Past Meetings

Press Releases and Blog Posts

MGMT/Office of Academic Engagement (OAE)

Ph: 202-447-4686

Last Published Date: September 23, 2015

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