William McElvaney

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Those Who Opposed Bush Presidential Center at SMU Still Opposed to Bush Presidential Center

    George W. Bush Presidential CenterThe baseball Bush used to throw out the first pitch of Game 3 of the World Series in New York City after September 11, 2001​They won't break ground on the George W. Bush Presidential Center at SMU till November 16, around the time his book's released. But beginnin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    SMU Swears It'll Keep a Close Eye on Bush's Institute. Swears.

    Mark W. Norris SMU president Gerald Turner, addressing the Methodist Church convention today at the Hilton Anatole Opponents of the George W. Bush institute failed Thursday afternoon to keep the think tank off of the SMU campus. Their petition, an acknowledged last-ditch effort, called for the Sout ... More >>

  • News

    February 8, 2007

    W. and Us

    Dallas, home to the George W. Bush think tank. Let's think about that.

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2007

    Colbert on Bush Library: "A Great Honor for Southern Methodist University." Wink, Wink.

    Last night, the glory that is Stephen Colbert spent a considerable amount of time talking about SMU -- pronounced "SMOO," apparently -- and the George W. Bush library. "As somebody who loves our president and hates books, I don't know where I stand," said the host of The Colbert Report, introducing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2007

    SMU Profs Easily Housebroken, Looks Like

    Susanne Johnson, SMU Christian prof, isn't so rankled by the Dubya library no more. Shame. You have two choices this morning: You can read the Associated Press' piece about SMU profs softening their stance on the George Dubya Library, or you can go to my new favorite blog -- The Bush Library Blog, r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2007

    Dogging the Presidential Library

    Interesting piece yesterday in The New York Times about the (impending?) (inevitable?) (invidious?) George W. Bush Presidential Library and Think Tank and Juice Bar on the S.M.U. campus. There was nothing terribly new, mind you: It dealt mostly with the concerns some faculty members have with turnin ... More >>