20/21. Office of the President
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Dr. Jerome Supple was Southwest Texas State University’s (now Texas State University) eighth president from 1989-2002. Collection largely consists of awards and artifacts, with a small amount of personal papers, photographs, and collected clippings.
John Garland Flowers became the third president of Southwest Texas State Teachers College in 1942; he held this position for twenty-two years until his retirement in August 1964. The Flowers papers document his professional activities during the years of his presidency, including topics related to his administrative duties as a college president and his leadership role in education at both state and national levels.
The collection was primarily created and compiled by the University News and Information Service and the Office of Media Relations and Publications. Materials include planning materials for the presidential selection and Supple’s installation, media coverage of events, Supple’s cancer diagnosis and research, and items related to his legacy including photographs.
The collection was compiled by the University News and Information Service and the Office of Media Relations and Publications. It contains copies of biographical notes, speeches, press releases, clippings, photographs, negatives, as well as reel to reel tape recordings of administration reports and presumably interviews for KCNY radio.
Speeches and remarks given by the University President at a wide variety of events. Also includes some speeches and remarks by other University personnel who spoke at those events.
Planning records including sound and video recordings, programs, proceedings, and newspaper clippings related to presidential inauguration/investiture ceremonies at Texas State University.
Meeting mintues of the President's Cabinet, one of nine Presidential Councils as of 2021. The purpose of the President's Cabinet is to discuss significant issues and concerns in order to advise the University President.
Administrative reports from the President of Southwest Texas State University (presently Texas State University) to the university system's Board of Regents. After 1993, the President’s Reports merged into Board of Regents meeting agendas.
This collection includes legal records pertaining to the case former University President Robert L. Hardesty and Mary R. Hardesty against the Board of Regents of Texas State University System after his sudden and controversial dismissal. The case led to a $1.1 million dollar settlement for Mr. Hardesty.
Thomas G. Harris was the first Principal of the Southwest Texas Normal School, which opened in 1903. The collection mainly consists of correspondence written to Harris concerning school related matters, with a small amount of printed materials.