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News Releases

Below is a listing of News & Press from the Dole Institute.

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A “Good Faith Effort” Isn’t Enough For Student Voters (Forbes)

Colleges and universities across the country have a responsibility to graduate active and informed citizens and to foster civic learning and democratic engagement, but not every campus has the resources to do this well…

Statement by Senator Bob Dole on Senator John McCain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2017 “Elizabeth and I were saddened to learn of the recent health news concerning our good friend John McCain.  Having known John for many decades, I am certain that he is as tough as they come – if anyone can defeat this, it’s him.  John is a true American hero, […]

Trump’s wall could hurt the U.S. economy, expert says at Dole event (University Daily Kansan)

President Donald Trump’s effort to build a wall on the United States-Mexico border is not just about the wall, a former Obama staffer said at a University event on Tuesday…

Dole Institute announces summer 2017 programming

The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its lineup of programming for summer 2017, including a discussion group series on the U.S.–Mexico border…

Elizabeth Dole talks women in leadership (University Daily Kansan)

Trailblazers such as Dole will be featured in the lecture series in the fall semesters of years to come. According to Lacy, the lectures will feature women from a variety of backgrounds who can speak on their experience in leadership roles…

At KU, Elizabeth Dole reflects on career and society’s progress toward first female president (LJ World)

She’s witnessed bipartisanship and across-the-aisle friendships paying off since she’s left political life, Dole said. Democratic U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has been very supportive of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, which was founded in 2012 to aid the “hidden heroes” of caregivers for wounded veterans…

Dole Institute gifted Elizabeth Dole papers, launches lecture series

The Dole Institute is pleased to announce that former U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole has gifted her career papers to the Dole Institute Archive and Special Collections. The Institute is also excited to announce the creation of the Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership Lecture in her honor…

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