Loyola at a Glance
Loyola alumnus Sean O'Keefe appointed to European space agency
October 30, 2009
|O'Keefe was an honorary degree recipient and speaker at the 2003 Loyola University New Orleans commencement ceremony.|
Loyola University New Orleans alumnus and former NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe, ‘77, has been appointed to head the North American arm of the European Aeronautic Defense & Space Co. He begins work on Nov. 1.
O’Keefe, who was most recently vice president of GE Aviation’s Washington operations, served as Louisiana State University chancellor from 2005-08 and as NASA administrator from 2001-05. He was also Navy secretary and Pentagon comptroller during the first Bush administration.
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