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06-09-2005

Titan Corporation Executive Vice President Will Serve On Clarkson University Board Of Trustees

[A photograph for newspaper use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/delaney.jpg]

Clarkson University alumnus Lawrence J. Delaney ’57, ’58 of Potomac, Maryland, has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.  He is a senior executive with more than 40 years of international experience in high technology program acquisition, management and engineering. Dr. Delaney is currently executive vice president, Operations, and president of Advanced Systems Development Sector, Titan Corporation.Delaney

Prior to joining Titan, Delaney was chairman of the board, CEO and president of Areté Associates, an advanced engineering and science company. He was assistant secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), a presidential appointment position requiring Senate Confirmation from 1999 – 2001. 

He also held the position of chief information officer of the Air Force. From January 20 until June 1, 2001, Dr. Delaney also held the position of acting secretary of the Air Force. He completed his public service on July 31, 2001, as acting undersecretary of the Air Force.

In 1997, Dr. Delaney founded Delaney Group Inc., a technical and business consulting firm. He served as president. Additionally, Dr. Delaney, who is fluent in German, was managing director, BDM Europe, the European holding company for BDM International Inc., where he was corporate vice president. He was also senior vice president and group manager at IABG.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Delaney was managing partner, member of the Board of Directors, and director, Washington Operations of Montgomery & Associates. He was also a group senior vice president at SAIC as well as deputy sector manager of the SAIC Military Sciences/Information Systems Sector. He has also directed programs for the Chief of Naval Operations, the Defense Nuclear Agency, and the U.S. Army.

He received a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemical engineering from Clarkson University.

Dr. Delaney was appointed vice chairman of the National Academy of Sciences Board on Army Science and Technology in 1992. In 2001, he was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service and the Department of the Air Force Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service. The Department of the Army awarded Dr. Delaney the Outstanding Civilian Service Medal for his work on the Army Science Board. He currently serves as chairman of the Air Force Science and Technology Board for the National Academy of Sciences and vice chairman of the Army Science Board.

PHOTO CAPTION:  Lawrence J. Delaney, Titan Corporation executive vice president, Operations, and president of Advanced Systems Development Sector, was elected to a five-year term on Clarkson University’s Board of Trustees at the University’s May 7 meeting.
[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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