Colonel Edward Hagerty, P.H.D., Appointed Provost of Henley-Putnam University

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Henley-Putnam University is pleased to announce Colonel Edward Hagerty, Ph.D., has graciously accepted the position of Provost with Henley-Putnam University as of July 1, 2008.

Henley-Putnam University (, a premier university for online higher education in the field of Strategic Security, is pleased to announce Colonel Edward Hagerty, Ph.D., has graciously accepted the position of Provost with Henley-Putnam University as of July 1, 2008.

As Provost, he will be the second-ranking officer in the University Administrative hierarchy, overseeing all educational affairs and activities, paying particular attention to Academic Affairs, Student Services and Registrar departments.

Colonel Hagerty, USAF, is currently serving as the Assistant to the Commander Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Andrews AFB, Maryland where he leads 420 AFOSI special agents and support personnel. Colonel Hagerty has 28 years of progressively responsible experience in civilian and military law enforcement and counterintelligence/force protection arenas. He completed 14 years of distinguished service as a police lieutenant with the Philadelphia PD in 1993. His duties included working espionage, antiterrorism and counterintelligence cases and serving on joint FBI task forces. He has 13 years experience teaching adult students in an online environment. He maintains an active Top Secret clearance and is a published author in his field of military history, receiving numerous decorations from the USAF. He received his Ph.D., and M.A. in History, and a B.A. in Psychology from Temple University.

"I am truly excited about Dr. Hagerty stepping into the number two position at Henley-Putnam University," said Dr. Michael Corcoran, President of Henley-Putnam University. "His well-rounded background in both the law enforcement and the military intelligence fields demonstrates even further our commitment in these areas with the proof that we draw from those who have walked the talk."

About Henley-Putnam University:
Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution in the field of Strategic Security. Offering nationally accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism/Counterterrorism Studies, and Protection Management, Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence community, and private industry professionals with the network, 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 ( and offers more than 100 courses taught by hands-on faculty members from renowned institutions such as the CIA and FBI.

For more information on Henley-Putnam University, call 888-852-8746 or visit us online at


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