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Teague: Office of the President

This story by Kelly Tolson appeared in the 1983 Prickly Pear. “This has been a year of great change,” said ACU president William J. Teague. Of the many changes implemented, Teague said his most satisfying accomplishment was the establishment of visiting committees. The committees, composed of various ACU alumni and members of the community, visited … Continued

Renewing a Commitment: The inaugural address of president William J. Teague

The inaugural address of ACU’s ninth president, delivered Feb. 19, 1982 In our age, there is certainly no shortage of challenges. Our graduates are entering a world increasingly burdened with issues that call for constructive action – issues that seem to minimize the role of the individual. After all, how does one person deal with … Continued

Teague: Alliance between corporations, colleges vital

This article appeared in the November/December 1982 issue of West Texas Business. By Walter Burch “A stronger alliance between the educational and business communities is imperative if we are to be of optimum value to each other.” This statement is one of the convictions guiding Dr. William J. Teague as he enters his sophomore year … Continued

Members of ACU's Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization recently toured Q1 Media in Austin to hear the inside story of the startup business. Photo: Q1 Media.

ACU’s CEO named 2018 Global Chapter of the Year

Abilene Christian University’s chapter of Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization was named 2018 Global Chapter of the Year for the fourth year in a row at the CEO Global Conference and Pitch Competition in Kansas City, Missouri. The Global Chapter of the Year award is given to a CEO chapter that demonstrates excellence in organizational development and … Continued

ACU Remembers: Dr. William J. Teague

Dr. William J. Teague (’52), chancellor emeritus of Abilene Christian University, died in Abilene on Nov. 28, 2018, at age 91. Funeral services are planned for Dec. 6, at 11:57 a.m. in the ACU Teague Center. He was born July 12, 1927, in Olney, Texas, the youngest of six sons. His father died when he … Continued

ACU Remembers: Stanley Lockhart

Veteran minister and former longtime ACU trustee Stanley A. Lockhart (’49) died Nov. 7, 2018, at age 91 in Cedar Park, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 24, 2018, at Johnson Street Church of Christ (2200 Johnson St., San Angelo, Texas 76904). He was born Sept. 30, 1927, in … Continued

10 Questions with Duke professor Charles Holton, J.D.

Not everyone who needs a lawyer can afford one, and sometimes their stories are the most heart-breaking: A single mother who found herself homeless and her two children placed into foster care because of a clerical error a local public housing authority refused to fix. Or an 80-year-old retired teacher who lost her apartment after … Continued

International students headed to National Leadership Forum in D.C.

All three are from Africa, all three are exceptional students, all three are active in student government, and all three are headed for the National Student Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., this weekend. Meet three of ACU’s best and brightest – Olivier Iryamukuru, a senior from Rwanda; Jemimah Wavamunno, a junior from Uganda; and Shekinah Kahongo, … Continued

ACU Remembers: Mary Frazier Clark

Mary Frazier Clark (’44), a pioneering trustee of Abilene Christian University, died Oct. 20, 2018, in Abilene at age 95 following a short illness. Born Feb. 1, 1923, in Hockley County, Texas, she grew up in Sundown and graduated from Levelland High School in 1940. She majored in education at ACU, where she was a member … Continued