(Bill) Colglazier (PhD '71) has been appointed Science and Technology Adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

William (Bill) Colglazier, PhD '71, has been appointed Science and Technology Adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Colglazier retired in July from his positions as executive officer of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and chief operating officer of the National Research Council. 

Colglazier is the fourth leader of the Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary, an office whose mission is "to serve the U.S. national interest by promoting global scientific and technological progress as integral components of U.S. diplomacy."