San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011
Henley-Putnam University is proud to announce the appointment of public affairs specialist Karen P. Tandy to its board of directors.
Ms. Tandy serves as the Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at Motorola, Inc. where she oversees corporate compliance and governance in more than 70 countries. Ms. Tandy serves as Motorola's top public policy spokesperson on issues related to global telecom policy, trade, regulation, spectrum allocation, and country relations.
Previously she was head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, an agency of the United States Department of Justice. She was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 31, 2003. She was the first female head of the DEA.
Prior to becoming DEA Administrator, Tandy was Associate Deputy Attorney General and Director of the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF). In her capacity as Associate Deputy Attorney General, she was responsible for oversight of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the National Drug Intelligence Center, as well as responsible for developing national drug enforcement policy and strategies.
“It is our honor to welcome Ms. Tandy, a widely-respected and highly accomplished government agency professional, to our board,” said James P. Killin, CEO of Henley-Putnam University. “Ms. Tandy will help drive current and future program development to meet the needs of both government intelligence agencies and corporate clients. We anticipate that her background will enable her contribute to our growing student population and course curriculum so that we can continue to offer the best available education in Strategic Security.”
Henley-Putnam University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security and Protection Management; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs.
“At the core of Henley-Putnam University’s mission is their commitment to serving professionals in the strategic security industry by increasing their opportunities for advancement in the fields of intelligence, counterterrorism studies, and protection management,” Ms. Tandy said. “Henley-Putnam University’s programs each take an enthusiastic and unique approach to furthering knowledge of proactive deterrence and prevention of threats to national security.”
Ms. Tandy serves on several advisory boards including the Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the Board of Advisors to Mexico’s Secretary or Public Security, and the Board of Advisors to the Mayor of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China. Among the numerous awards and commendations, Ms. Tandy holds the Department of Justice Award for Extraordinary Achievement.
For more information on Henley-Putnam University’s Strategic Security degrees, call admissions at 888.852.8746 or visit http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu.
ABOUT HENLEY-PUTNAM UNIVERSITY
Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution specializing in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security and Protection Management; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam’s Strategic Security curriculum includes a unique focus on deterrence and prevention, preparing students with the skill set to foresee and avert potential threats. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence, and private industry professionals with the networks, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC (http://www.detc.org) and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on experienced faculty members from all branches of the military, intelligence and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, NSA, DOD, DIA and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu), e-mail AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam(dot)edu, or call 1-888.852.8746.
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