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Discourse in Democracy series to host retired Admiral Bobby Inman

Admiral Bobby Inman
Admiral Bobby Inman

By Jack McClellan
Office of Media Relations
January 31, 2017

Retired Admiral Bobby R. Inman will present the lecture “Inman’s View of the World” followed by question and answer session at Texas State University on Wednesday, February 15, as part of the Discourse in Democracy series.

The speech will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Alkek Library Teaching Theater. After the speech, Inman will respond to questions.

Inman will discuss his view of security issues around the world that face the United States. Inman served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1982, retiring with the permanent rank of admiral. While on active duty, Inman served as director of the National Security Agency and as deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency. After retirement, he was chairman and CEO of the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation in Austin, and chairman, president and CEO of Westmark Systems Inc., a privately owned electronics industry holding company. Inman also served as chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas from 1987 through 1990.

Currently, Inman holds the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, where he also served as interim dean in 2005 and again from 2009 to 2010.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Political Science at Texas State.

For more information, contact Donald S. Inbody at inbody@txstate.edu.