The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs and the Bush School of Government and Public Service will host an event featuring Ambassador Hank Crumpton on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. Doors open at 5:30 pm CT in the lobby; the lecture begins at 6:00 pm CT. Registration is required to attend.
Before founding Crumpton Group, Hank spent 24- years in the CIA’s Clandestine Service, operating mostly in the foreign field, including tours as Chief of Station. From 2003 to 2005, he was the Chief of the CIA’s National Resource Division, responsible for all Clandestine Service operations in the United States.
Ambassador Crumpton was sworn in as Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the Department of State with the rank of Ambassador-at-Large on August 2, 2005. He joined the Central Intelligence Agency in 1981 and served as an operations officer both at headquarters and abroad. He has served in several foreign field assignments, two as Chief of Station. In Washington, Ambassador Crumpton held senior management positions, including a one-year assignment at the Federal Bureau of Investigation as Deputy Chief of the International Terrorism Operations Section, 1998-1999. Ambassador Crumpton was also Deputy Chief (Operations) of the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center, 1999-2001, and led the CIA’s Afghan campaign, 2001-2002. Ambassador Crumpton served as Chief of the National Resources Division from August 2003 until June 2005.
About The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs
The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) is a research institute housed in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. The Institute is named in honor of Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.), whose long and distinguished career in public service included serving as National Security Advisor for Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush. The Institute’s core mission is to foster and disseminate policy-oriented research on international affairs by supporting faculty and student research, hosting international speakers and major scholarly conferences, and providing grants to outside researchers to use the holdings of the Bush Library.
About The Bush School of Government & Public Service
The Bush School of Government and Public Service was founded in 1997 under President George H. W. Bush’s philosophy that “public service is a noble calling.” Since then, The Bush School has continued to reflect that notion in curriculum, research, and student experience and has become a leading public and international affairs graduate institution. In January 2021, The Bush School launched its Washington, DC teaching site to draw upon the wealth of resources in the nation’s capital. The Bush School’s vision is to inspire excellence in the noble calling of public service. The Bush School prepares students to become principled leaders in their fields and to reflect the value of public service throughout their careers. The Washington, DC faculty are an accomplished team who not only have expertise in their respective teaching areas, but also in the global realm of government and public service.
About Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University is a community of scholars dedicated to solving diverse, real-world problems through determination, innovation, and above all, fearlessness. Texas A&M opened its doors in 1876 as the state’s first public institution of higher education and is today a tier-one research institution holding the elite triple land-, sea- and space-grant designations. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of almost $1 billion in the fiscal year 2018. Texas A&M’s 71,000 students and half a million former students are known for their commitment to service, as well as dedication to the university’s core values and rich traditions.