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Ex-CIA director David Petraeus to teach at CUNY

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Retired general and former CIA Director David Petraeus will be coming to New York to teach at the City University of New York, continuing his reemergence in the public eye since a scandal forced him from the CIA.

Petraeus has been named visiting professor of public policy at Macaulay Honors College in Manhattan, CUNY said.

The former general commanded forces in both Iraq and Afghanistan before taking the helm at the Central Intelligence Agency. But he resigned in 2012 after admitted to having an extramarital affair with his biographer.

In a statement, Petraeus said he was pleased to work with the "talented students at Macaulay Honors College."

"I look forward to leading a seminar at Macaulay that examines the developments that could position the United States -- and our North American partners -- to lead the world out of the current global economic slowdown," he said in the statement.

Petraeus, a graduate of West Point, earned a Ph.D. from Princeton University, according to the CUNY news release.

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