Admiral B.R. Inman
Admiral B R. Inman holds the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair at the University of Texas at Austin and sits on the Board of Directors of Academi, formerly Xe Services. One of The American Assembly's most respected trustees, Admiral Inman served as chair of the Advisory Council for The Next Generation Project. Admiral Inman has served in the public sector, business, government and education. A 1950 graduate of the University of Texas, he spent thirty-one years in the Navy and was the first Naval Intelligence Officer to achieve four-star rank. While on active duty he served as Director of the National Security Agency and Deputy Director of Central Intelligence. He has served as CEO of the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation, a private partnership that was created to help the United States to preserve its edge in computer technology. From 1987 through 1990 he served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. In 1987 Admiral Inman was named an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Austin, teaching a graduate seminar to law, business and public affairs students. He was appointed a tenured professor holding the LBJ Centennial Chair in August 2001.