Statement on the George W. Bush Presidential Library by Baylor President John M. Lilley

Dec. 21, 2006
News Photo 3912Baylor President John M. Lilley

Baylor University President John M. Lilley today released the following statement to the Baylor community, regarding the George W. Bush Presidential Library:

"In a call today from Secretary Don Evans, chair of the Bush Library site-selection committee, we were informed that the committee is continuing its deliberations and hopes to render a final decision on the site selection sometime late in January or early February.

"At present, the committee is focusing its attention on further discussions with officials at Southern Methodist University.

"Officials representing the site-selection committee reiterated that no final decision has been made, and Baylor is still a candidate for the library site.

"As the site-selection committee continues its work, so do we at Baylor. We will continue to provide additional information as required by the committee, and we look forward to the President's final decision next year."

Statement released earlier Thursday afternoon from the GEORGE W. BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY SITE SELECTION COMMITTEE:

STATEMENT BY DONALD L. EVANS ON BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

George W. Bush Presidential Library Enters Next Phase of Site Selection Process

WASHINGTON, DC -- On behalf of The George W. Bush Presidential Library Site Selection Committee Donald L. Evans announced that the Committee is entering the next phase of deliberations on the selection of the site for the George W. Bush Presidential Library.

Mr. Evans said, "The Selection Committee is taking another step in the President's decision to select a site for the George W. Bush Presidential Library as we enter into further discussions with Southern Methodist University (SMU)."

The George W. Bush Presidential Library Site Selection Committee consists of Donald L. Evans, Marvin P. Bush, Andrew H. Card and Ambassador Craig R. Stapleton.

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