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Sandy Edwards

Sandy Edwards got her start as a campus concert committee member at Lenoir Rhyne College in North Carolina, and later at Western Illinois University, where she booked entertainment on campus.  Eventually she and her spouse became the management team for the Shreveport Symphony before Ms. Edwards became director of development at Pennsylvania State University in 1992.  In 1998, the couple were invited to lead a $1 billion campaign to endow The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where Ms. Edwards met the Walton Family.  In 2007 she was asked to join Alice Walton's new venture to realize the dream that would become Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, becoming deputy director when the museum opened in 2011.  

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Registration for fall 2018 is ongoing. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card. 

 

If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez October 26-29, 2019 you may access the itinerary, trip cost, and registration documents here.
 

If you are interested in traveling to Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy. 

 

Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12. 

 

Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern on Wednesday, November 14 is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. A second session has been added and will meet Monday, November 12 from 2:00-3:30 P.M. Registrations are being accepted for November 12. You may register online, or by phone.

 

AND WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE A FALL POP-UP COURSE!
Who Gets to Vote: Challenges for the 2020 Elections?
Speaker: Dale Ho, director of the American Civil Liberties Union Voter Rights Project
Monday, November 19, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Location to be announced

 

Register today!

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