University Statement on Death of President George H.W. Bush

President George H.W. Bush
President George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States. (Photo by Mark J. Burns)
Dec. 1, 2018

WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2018) - Baylor University released the following statement today regarding the death of President George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States:

“Baylor University mourns the loss of President George H.W. Bush, a distinguished Texan and statesman devoted to his family and his country. He was the spark for a Thousand Points of Light, through which he inspired Americans to find their ‘shining purpose’ and bring positive change to their communities. We remain inspired by President Bush’s legacy and join in remembrance of his selfless public service to our country.”


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.

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