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U.S. Naval Academy

Feb 3, 2015

Suit seeks service academy info

A lawsuit filed Tuesday by plaintiffs including an advocacy group for female service members is pressing the Pentagon for information on gender targets and recruiting policies at U.S. service academies, where enrollment remains overwhelming male. The complaint alleges the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy […]

Dec 25, 2014

Damages limited in suit against USNA athletics

A federal judge in Baltimore has thrown out a sports-marketing consultant’s $5.1 million lawsuit against the United States Naval Academy’s athletic department, ruling that an early termination clause in the consulting contract limits the damages to a very small fraction of that amount.

Dec 1, 2014

Naval Academy plebes set low for attrition

(AP) U.S. Naval Academy officials say the school’s attrition rate continues to drop. The academy superintendent, Vice Adm. Ted Carter, said Monday this year’s freshman class only lost nine students out of 1,091 during plebe summer. That’s the lowest ever. Plebe summer is when first-year students come to the academy before the start of the […]

Nov 3, 2014

Naval Academy professor under fire

A civilian professor at the U.S. Naval academy and an outspoken critic of the institution now says school officials are trying to silence him with a formal reprimand that could potentially end his career.

Sep 16, 2014

Crofton coffee firm partners with Naval Academy athletics

Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co. Coffee, of Crofton, has partnered with the Naval Academy to become the “Preferred Premium Coffee of Navy Athletics.” Among other things, that means Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co. premium coffees will be offered to fans at the suite level during football games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in 2014. Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co. […]

Sep 8, 2014

Naval Academy looks to certify cybersecurity

(AP) A U.S. Naval Academy dean says he hopes a cybersecurity major could be accredited by a leading professional body by the time the school’s first students who are majoring in the field graduate in 2016. Andrew Phillips, the academy’s academic dean and provost, updated members of the academy’s Board of Visitors on Monday about […]

Aug 21, 2014

USNA chief says no double standard for athletes

The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is "we're going to take care of it."

Jul 23, 2014

New superintendent installed at Naval Academy

(AP) Vice Adm. Walter Carter is the new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy. The academy held a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday in Annapolis. Carter was recently president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated from the academy in 1981. Carter also is a graduate of the Navy Fighter Weapons School, […]

Jun 6, 2014

Obama appoints new Naval Academy superintendent

A former "Top Gun" pilot who recently led the school that teaches the nation's Navy leaders has been chosen by President Barack Obama to head the U.S. Naval Academy, the defense secretary said Friday.

Naval Academy Graduation
May 23, 2014

Hagel: New officers must help eliminate assault

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday that new officers will be counted on to lead the fight against sexual assault, remain ethical under tough circumstances and help people in the military facing mental health issues.

American Bar Association
May 5, 2014

American Bar Association’s judicial rankings draw criticism

Assault allegations, earthquake liability, D.C. law firms round out the roundup.

Mar 20, 2014

Midshipman in Naval Academy sex case not guilty

A military judge found a former U.S. Naval Academy football player not guilty of a sexual assault charge Thursday at the conclusion of a three-day trial.

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