10 USC 1746 - Defense acquisition university structure

(a) Defense Acquisition University Structure.— 
The Secretary of Defense, acting through the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, shall establish and maintain a defense acquisition university structure to provide for
(1) the professional educational development and training of the acquisition workforce; and
(2) research and analysis of defense acquisition policy issues from an academic perspective.
(b) Civilian Faculty Members.— 

(1) The Secretary of Defense may employ as many civilians as professors, instructors, and lecturers in the defense acquisition university structure as the Secretary considers necessary.
(2) The compensation of persons employed under this subsection shall be as prescribed by the Secretary.
(3) In this subsection, the term defense acquisition university includes the Defense Systems Management College.