Newt Gingrich – Professional Student and Politician
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Posted on Saturday, November 12, 2011 8:37:16 AM by not2worry
EMPLOYMENT: In 1970, Gingrich was appointed an Assistant Professor in the history department at West Georgia College (now the University of West Georgia) in Carrollton.
In 1974 he moved to the geography department. While at West Georgia, Gingrich was instrumental in establishing an inter-disciplinary Environmental Studies program. He left at the end of the 1977–1978.
He also taught a class, Renewing American Civilization, at Kennesaw State University (then called Kennesaw State College) in 1993.
Prior to running for office, Gingrich had been Southern regional director for Nelson Rockefeller in 1968. A college professor, historian, and author.
For over two decades, Gingrich has taught at the United States Air Force‘s Air University, where he is the longest-serving teacher of the Joint Flag Officer Warfighting Course.