Category Archives: Bush Center

SMU Celebrates Libraries

Year of the Library highlights special collections In 2013, as part of its Second Century Celebration, SMU is commemorating the Year of the Library – celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the University’s first library, the appointment of

Campaign Q&A: Ray L. Hunt ’65

Ray L. Hunt, a former chair of the SMU Board of Trustees and a trustee since 1976, serves on the board’s George W. Bush Presidential Library Special Advisory Committee and also as a member of the George W. Bush Institute

President’s Message

In this issue of Campaign Update we are very pleased to report that The Second Century Campaign has exceeded $714 million in total commitments, comprising 95 percent of our $750 million goal. You also will read that we are on

Bush presidential center celebrations

The SMU community celebrated the George W. Bush Presidential Center April 19 as part of Founders’ Day Weekend activities and joined in the festivities surrounding the Center’s dedication April 25. These historic campus events attracted worldwide press coverage and helped

The George W. Bush Presidential Center breaks ground at SMU

More than 3,000 guests filled a massive tent on the site of the George W. Bush Presidential Center to celebrate groundbreaking for the building. Fifteen officials took up shovels to turn dirt, marking the official start of construction, with completion

Reforming Education: Nationally Recognized Expert Joins Simmons School, Bush Institute

Celebrated scholar James Guthrie has joined Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development as a faculty member and the George W. Bush Institute as a Senior Fellow in a three-year, concurrent appointment. A nationally recognized expert on education