Dan Coats To Visit Anderson University Dec. 5


Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University is pleased to announce that Dan Coats, former director of national intelligence and U.S. senator, will visit AU Tuesday, December 5. While on campus, Coats will join President John Pistole in York Performance Hall at 5 p.m. for a fireside chat. The event is open to the public.

“We’re excited and honored to welcome former Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and U.S. Senator Dan Coats to campus to participate in a fireside chat,” said President John Pistole. “He has graciously agreed to also meet with national security and cybersecurity students and later discuss key topics in an invitation-only dinner with community leaders. Mr. Coats also served as the U.S. ambassador to Germany, and is eminently qualified to discuss the many ongoing challenges in the world.”

Coats is a senior policy advisor in King & Spalding’s Government Advocacy and Public Policy Practice Group. He previously served as director of national intelligence from 2017 to 2019. A former member of Congress, Senator Coats represented Indiana in the United States Senate from 1989 to 1999 and again from 2011 to 2017. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1981 to 1988, and as U.S. ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany from 2001 to 2005.

Media interested in attending this event should contact Zach Wadley, director of marketing and communications, in advance at zlwadley@anderson.edu or (765) 641-4238.

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.