The Commandant of Starfleet Academy is a high ranking officer in charge the professional development and day-to-day activities of the cadets at Starfleet Academy.


In 2364, Admiral Gregory Quinn offered the Commandant position along with a promotion to the rank of admiral to Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Picard turned the offer down. (TNG episode: "Coming of Age")


The nature of the division of responsibilities between the the Commandant of Starfleet Academy and the Superintendent of Starfleet Academy has not been established. At the modern United States Naval Academy, the Superintendent is the Officer in charge of the Academy and the Commandant oversees discipline and day-to-day operations involving midshipmen. (The U.S. Naval Academy's Commandant is properly titled "Commandant of Midshipmen.")

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  1. (TOS novel: Republic)
  2. (TOS novel: The Higher Frontier)
  3. (TOS novel: The Darkness Drops Again)
  4. (TOS movie: The Wrath of Khan)
  5. (TOS novel: Sarek)
  6. 6.0 6.1 (STA novel: Enigma)
  7. (TNG novel: Worf's First Adventure)
  8. (DS9 episode: "Paradise Lost")
  9. (DS9 novel: Lesser Evil)
  10. (TNG novel: Resistance)
  11. (TOS video game: Away Team)

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