Capt. James F. McNulty New Dean At Maine Maritime Academy
Capt. James F. McNulty, U.S. Navy (ret.), has been appointed as Academic Dean at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, replacing the retiring Dean, Capt.
Edward E. Conrad.
Captain McNulty is a native of Lawrence, Mass., and is a 1953 graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy. He served at sea as a licensed engineer with the Gulf Oil Company prior to entry into the United States Navy in November 1953 as ensign, USNR. While under Navy sponsorship, Captain McNulty attended Tufts University where he received an undergraduate degree in history and government. He later attended George Washington University, earning a master's degree in international relations, and the University of Rhode Island, where he completed the Master of Marine Affairs Program in 1975.
Captain McNulty's 23-year career as a naval officer included service in destroyers and amphibious ships as deck watch officer and navigator, and two years as commanding officer of the ocean salvage tug USS Kiowa. Other sea service included duty as executive officer of the Guided Missile Destroyer USS Robison, and as commanding officer of the Guided Missile Frigate USS Farragut. Ashore, he served as instructor in marine engineering at the Naval Destroyer School, Newport, R.I., and as lecturer in International Affairs and Professor of Naval Operations at the U.S. Naval War College.
In 1970 and 1971, Captain Mc- Nulty served as Special Assistant to the Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. E.R. Zumwalt Jr. His final assignment prior to retirement from the Navy in June was as Chief of Staff and Executive Assistant to the President, U.S. Naval War College.
Captain McNulty holds the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (Gold Star in Lieu of Third Award), Combat Action Ribbon, and various campaign and service medals.