Ted Carter, VADM (Ret.)

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Ted Carter, VADM (Ret.), Director

Mr. Carter's extensive leadership background brings a strong commitment to corporate ethics, values and business practices to the board of directors.



Ted Carter became the eighth president of the University of Nebraska in January 2020 after retiring as Vice Admiral following 38 years of service in the U.S. Navy. Most recently, Mr. Carter served as Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, his alma matter. Under his leadership, the U.S. Naval Academy reached the No. 1 public school ranking by Forbes and expanded academic opportunity and diversity. Mr. Carter is a Distinguished Flying Cross and Bronze Star recipient. He graduated from the Navy Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun) in Miramar, California, and was commander for the Carrier Strike Group Twelve, in which he commanded 20 ships, two nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and two carrier air wings that were deployed to Afghanistan in the Arabian Gulf.