Linda Brady

  • Born: December 20, 1947
  • 1969: Graduated from Douglass college, the women’s division of Rutgers University with a degree in political science.
  • 1970: Received master’s degree in political science from Rutgers University.
  • 1974: Received doctorate in political science from Ohio State University.
  • 1978 -1985: Held several positions in the U.S. Department of State and Department of Defense. She served as a political analyst in the state department’s Office of Disarmament and Arms Control and was special assistant for mutual and balanced force reductions in the defense department during the Carter administration.
  • 1993 – 2001: Led the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and professor of international affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 2001: Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science at North Carolina State University.
  • July 1, 2006: Became senior vice president and provost at University of Oregon
  • June 12, 2008: Named UNCG’s 10th chancellor. She is the 2nd woman to be named chancellor.
  • May 5, 2009: Formally installed as chancellor.
  • Oct. 20, 2014: Brady announced her retirement. She plans to leave July 31, 2015.
  • March 13, 2015: Brady underwent heart surgery at Moses Cone Hospital.
  • March 23, 2015: UNC System President, Tom Ross announce that Brady would not return to work and appointed an acting chancellor.
Other facts:
· A native of New York City.
· Published in the fields of American foreign policy, international negotiation, and arms control.
· Research focus on the role of negotiation in war termination.
· Member of the International Studies Association; the American Political Science Association; the International Institute for Strategic Studies Council on Foreign Relations

Source: News & Record archive

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